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Greed (1924)

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140 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.
Director
Erich von Stroheim (personally directed by)
Writers
June Mathis (screen adaptation and scenario) | Erich von Stroheim (screen adaptation and scenario) | Frank Norris (from the American classic "McTeague" by)
Producers
Kevin Brownlow (version: 1986 alternate) | David Gill (version: 1986 alternate)
Composers
Carl Davis (version: 1986 alternate) | Robert Israel (1999)
Cinematographers
William H. Daniels (photography) (as Wm. H. Daniels) | Ben F. Reynolds (photography)
Editors
Joseph Farnham (edited by) (as Jos. W. Farnham) | Glenn Morgan (1999 reconstruction)
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Budget
$ 546,883
Gross (USA)
$ 161,800
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Release date
Jan 26, 1925 (United States)
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39 cast members
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Zasu Pitts
Trina Trina   See fewer
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Gibson Gowland
McTeague McTeague   See fewer
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Jean Hersholt
Marcus Marcus   See fewer
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Tempe Pigott
Mother McTeague Mother McTeague   See fewer
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Sylvia Ashton
'Mommer' Sieppe (as Silvia Ashton) 'Mommer' Sieppe (as Silvia Ashton)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
'Popper' Sieppe 'Popper' Sieppe   See fewer
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Joan Standing
Selina Selina   See fewer
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William Barlow
The Minister (uncredited) The Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lita Chevrier
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Curtis
McTeague Sr. (uncredited) McTeague Sr. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gwendolynne D'Amour
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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James F. Fulton
Cribbens - Prospector (uncredited) Cribbens - Prospector (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Gaffney
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Gibson
Hag (uncredited) Hag (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Gibson
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar Gottell
Sieppe Twin (uncredited) Sieppe Twin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Gottell
Sieppe Twin (uncredited) Sieppe Twin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cesare Gravina
Zwerkow - Junkman (uncredited) Zwerkow - Junkman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bee Ho Gray
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hayes
Charles W. Grannis (uncredited) Charles W. Grannis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Henderson
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Austen Jewell
August Sieppe (uncredited) August Sieppe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiny Jones
Mrs. Heise (uncredited) Mrs. Heise (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Lawrence
Gossip (uncredited) Gossip (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Aldrich Libbey
Mr. Ryer (uncredited) Mr. Ryer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hughie Mack
Mr. Heise (uncredited) Mr. Heise (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh J. McCauley
The Photographer (uncredited) The Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack McDonald
Placer County Sheriff (uncredited) Placer County Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fanny Midgley
Miss Anastasia Baker (uncredited) Miss Anastasia Baker (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Mollenhauer
Palmist (uncredited) Palmist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lon Poff
Lottery Agent (uncredited) Lottery Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reta Revela
Mrs. Ryer (uncredited) Mrs. Ryer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexander Rose
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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S.S. Simon
Joe Frenna (uncredited) Joe Frenna (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Tyron
Uncle Rudolph Oelbermann (uncredited) Uncle Rudolph Oelbermann (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erich von Ritzau
Dr. Painless Potter (uncredited) Dr. Painless Potter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erich von Stroheim
Balloon Vendor (uncredited) Balloon Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Wang
Chinese Cook (uncredited) Chinese Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 8,067 votes