Writer/director Erich von Stroheim stars as a fraudulent count, living high on the hog in Monte Carlo. He supports himself by extorting huge sums of money from silly married ladies who are dumb enough to fall for his romantic charms. Von Stroheim's partners in crime, phony princesses Mae Busch and Maud George, live in a state of perpetual depravity with the count in a huge mansion. Their latest victim, played by an actress who insisted upon being billed as Miss DuPont, is the wife of an American financier. Von Stroheim's attempted seduction of this particular foolish wife is thwarted at every turn, and the count ultimately gets his comeuppance.Foolish Wives featuring Rudolph Christians and Miss DuPont is streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama and thriller movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,174 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Foolish Wives has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,174 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.