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Josef von Sternberg

Film Director (29-May-1894 — 22-Dec-1969)


John Baxter. The Cinema of Josef Von Sternberg. Zwemmer. 1971. 192pp.

Peter Baxter. Just Watch! Sternberg, Paramount and America. British Film Institute. 1993. 211pp.

Barbara Bowman. Master Space: Film Images of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. 192pp.

Sybil Delgaudio. Dressing the Part: Sternberg, Dietrich, and Costume. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1993. 195pp.

Josef von Sternberg. Fun in a Chinese Laundry: An Autobiography. Macmillan. 1965. 348pp.

Herman G. Weinberg. Josef Von Sternberg: A Critical Study. Dutton. 1967. 254pp.

Carole Zucker. The Idea of the Image: Josef Von Sternberg's Dietrich Films. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1988. 159pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.729)

  6. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.284)

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1337)

  8. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.580)

  9. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.352)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (pp.555-56)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.403)

  12. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.902)

  13. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.899-901)

  14. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.534-36)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.760)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.466)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, p.55)

  18. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.758)

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