N.p. N.p., Circa 1928. Vintage portrait photograph of Erich von Stroheim from 1926, released as a publicity still for the 1928 film. Newspaper clipping of photograph with two "DEC 19 1934" stamps affixed to verso, and an "Erich von Stroheim" stamp, and "Erich von Stroheim, Goldwyn director" printed on verso.
Stroheim's runaway production was halted after nine months of shooting by producer Pat Powers, having gone nearly $1 million over budget, with an edited running time of over four hours. After a disastrous preview, Paramount decided to release two films from the footage, as was Stroheim's original intent, with the second part, entitled "The Honeymoon," now lost.
Prince Nicki, an impoverished aristocrat, is in love with the beautiful innkeeper's daughter Mitzi, but is forced to marry Cecilia, the daughter of a wealthy factory owner.
8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus with two small chips, one on top left corner and one on center right margin.
National Film Registy. Scorsese, A Personal Journey through American Movies.