von Sternberg

[ von -sturn-burg ]
/ vɒn ˈstɜrn bɜrg /

noun

Jo·sef [joh-zuhf, -suhf] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf/ or Joseph Josef Stern, 1894–1969, U.S. film director and screenwriter, born in Austria.

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British Dictionary definitions for von Sternberg

von Sternberg
/ (vɒn ˈstɜːnˌbɜːɡ, German fɔn ˈʃtɛrnbɛrk) /

noun

Joseph (ˈjoːzɛf), real name Jonas Sternberg. 1894–1969, US film director, born in Austria, whose films include The Blue Angel (1930), Blonde Venus (1932), The Scarlet Empress (1934), and the unfinished I, Claudius (1937)
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