Josef von Sternberg

Josef von Sternberg

Additional Names: Josef Stern (Geburtsname); Jonas Sternberg (Weiterer Name)
Darsteller, Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera, Schnitt, Produzent
*29.05.1894 Wien, Österreich; †22.12.1969 Hollywood, Kalifornien, USA

Biography

Josef von Sternberg was born in Vienna in 1894 and died in Hollywood in 1969. He studied Literature and earned a doctorate degree in Philosophy. His films include: "The Docks of New York" (1928), "Morroco" (1930), "Shanghai Express" (1932), "Macao" (1952), "Jet Pilot" (1953), "The Saga of Anatahan" (1957) and many more. "The Blue Angel" ("Der blaue Engel", 1930) was his only German film and was the breakthrough film for Marlene Dietrich in the USA.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

1957/1958 Das gab's nur einmal
Participation
 
1946 Duel in the Sun
Director
 
1939/1940 I Take This Woman
Director
 
1938 The Great Waltz
Co-Director
 
1935 Crime and Punishment
Director
 
1935 The Devil is a Woman
Director, Director of photography, Producer
 
1934 The Scarlett Empress
Director, Editing
 
1932 Blonde Venus
Director, based on, Editing, Producer
 
1931/1932 Shanghai Express
Director
 
1930/1931 Dishonored
Director, Screenplay
 
1930 Morocco
Director
 
1929/1930 The Blue Angel
Director, Screenplay
 
1929/1930 Der blaue Engel
Director, Co-author