Erich von Stroheim - The Profligate Genius is a companion historical documentary that accompanies Chapter 22:Hollywood Follies in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones. It appears on Disc 9 of Volume 3. It has a run-time of 32 minutes, 52 seconds.

Official SummaryEdit

He was unmistakable. With his suave demeanor, impeccable wardrobe and bullet head, on screen Erich von Stroheim played sadistic and sometimes seductive Prussians. As a director, von Stroheim earned a reputation for unparalleled egomania, arrogance and self indulgence. Though he was fired by nearly every studio he worked for and most of his films he directed were finished by others, or destroyed, what remains offers a glimpse of one of Hollywood's pioneers, one whom everyone loved to hate.


This article is a stub. You can help us by adding to it. Check out the talk page for hints on what needs to be done.


Produced and Written by Adam Sternberg.

External linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.