Definition of von Sternberg, Josef in US English:

von Sternberg, Josef

proper noun

  • (1894–1969), US movie director, born in Austria. His best-known movie Der Blaue Engel (1930; The Blue Angel) made Marlene Dietrich an international star. His Hollywood movies with Dietrich include Dishonored (1931) and Shanghai Express (1932).

Pronunciation

von Sternberg, Josef

/vän ˈstərnˌbərɡ/