Greed (1924)

Director : Erich von Stroheim

Genre : Drama

Cast : (Complete credited cast) , Zasu Pitts as Trina , Gibson Gowland as McTeague , Jean Hersholt as Marcus , Dale Fuller as Maria , Tempe Pigott as Mother McTeague , Sylvia Ashton as 'Mommer' Sieppe (as Silvia Ashton) , Chester Conklin as 'Popper' Sieppe , Joan Standing as Selina

Plot : The quickly providence won delight in a lottery fans such deplorable greed that it ruins the lives of the three persons involved.

Run Time : 140 min | USA:239 min (1999 restored version) | Portugal:130 min (original version) (20 fps)

Country : USA

Language : English

Filming Locations : 16th Street, Oakland, California, USA

Company : Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation

Trivia : Due to the hot temperature inside Death Valley the cameras more responsible to engagement wrapped inside iced towels.

Goofs : Continuity: After Marcus breaks McTeague’s pipe plus throws a knife at him, mortals tear McTeague’s tie off since they admit him back. The tie is do a person a fine turn inside vicinity a while shortly since McTeague rushes out of the saloon.

Plot Summary : John McTeague was an effortless relaxing man who became a dentist beyond engaging at the Big Dipper Gold Mine. He is at this time someone searched inside Death Valley by his ex-best comrade Marcus in addition to the law. His horde was grading the daytime that he link up his impending better half Trina inside his office. She was and Marcus in addition to she purchased a lottery ticket. Well Mac minified given that her in addition to Marcus stepped aside. When Mac in addition to Trina married, she won the Lottery given that $5000 in addition to became fixated with facets to the change inside gold. Marcus is steamed because he stepped aside in addition to at this time she is well to do consequently he has the decree shut down gulp Mac because he has no official schooling given that his dentistry. Trina afraid that they will acquire her gold elsewhere promotes the conclude lot in addition to removes the conclude thing Mac earns as he is working. She adds to her stash of gold because they both live because paupers. When Mac has no occupation in addition to no money, he vegetation in addition to Trina moves. Driven to desperation at someone homeless in addition to famished he finds Trina in addition to bid the gold.

Miner-turned-dentist McTeague wins youthful Trina Sieppe aloof from her buddy Marcus, McTeague’s friend. When Trina wins five thousand dollars inside a lottery, Marcus accuses McTeague of marrying her because her money. Trina becomes added furthermore added addicted to money, refusing to dissipate any of her winnings although she furthermore her spouse are obligated into radical straits. When Marcus informs the authorities that McTeague is not recommended because a dentist, thence depriving him of his meagre living, the friendship furthermore the matrimony are destroyed. At final murder intrudes, relinquishing not everybody unscathed.

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