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von Sternberg, Josef von Sternberg(noun)
United States film maker (born in Austria) whose films made Marlene Dietrich an international star (1894-1969)
Josef von Sternberg
Josef von Sternberg was an Austrian-American film director. After working with the award-winning German star Emil Jannings, he was invited to Berlin in 1930 to make one of Europe's first talkies, Der Blaue Engel with Jannings and an unknown revue-artist Marlene Dietrich. His flattering soft-focus technique helped to create the Dietrich legend in the six films they made together in Hollywood.
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