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Greed (1924) Movie Information

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Greed (1924)
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Overall Rank:

1697

Avg. Rating:

3.03/4

# of Ratings:

17

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

12/04/1924

Director:

Erich von Stroheim

Actors:

Gibson Gowland
Jean Hersholt
Dale Fuller
Zasu Pitts
Tempe Pigott
Sylvia Ashton

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

The lives of three people are forever altered when a winning lottery ticket brings out the greed and destroys all they have worked for. -- Chris Kavan

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A very primal film that holds up today with its excellent use of juxtaposition of imagery to tell a story. The four hour version would be a thing to see.

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06/04/2013 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Greed review

"It's mine mine mine." Was fortunate to view the restored version with still photos. The story involves McTeague who works at the Big Dipper Gold Mine, wife Trina and Marcus. The beginning introduces Mother and Father McTeague. Dr. "Painless" Potter visits the town and is asked by Mother Teague to employ his son. A subplot included Charles W. Grannis and Miss Anastasia Baker together with Zerkow and Maria Miranda Macapa about being boarders and the gold respectively. Trina wins $5000 from the lottery ticket she bought and invests in her uncle's business. The words had some typographical/grammatical errors and the plot at times distract the story of the various characters. Acting was not that convincing as well. The themes and cinematography were spot on. It is however a chore to...

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