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Wild Orchids *** (1929, Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Nils Asther) – Classic Movie Review 5331

Director Sidney Franklin’s steamy 1929 MGM silent drama stars Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone and Nils Asther. Garbo is on alluring form, dressed by Adrian and photographed by William H Daniels. It is written by Hanns Kräly, Ruth Cummings, Willis Goldbeck and […]

Apr, 21

The Divine Woman (1928, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Lowell Sherman) – Classic Movie Review 5332

The divine woman just has to be Greta Garbo, who radiates allure in her fifth (silent) Hollywood role and first big star part as Marianne, a character obviously based on her fellow thespian, Sarah Bernhardt, […]

Apr, 21

The Mysterious Lady *** (1928, Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz) – Classic Movie Review 5330

Directed by Fred Niblo in 1928, MGM’s tailor-made silent-movie showcase for the great Greta Garbo is stilted and hackneyed but still has its charms. Garbo stylishly plays a gorgeous Soviet agent called Tania Fedorova, who […]

Apr, 21

A Woman of Affairs **** (1928, Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, John Gilbert, Johnny Mack Brown, Douglas Fairbanks Jnr) – Classic Movie Review 5329

Director Clarence Brown’s diverting and enduring 1928 silent movie stars a vivacious Greta Garbo as Diana Merrick, a reckless English socialite with a bad reputation founded on her silence about her husband (Johnny Mack Brown), […]

Apr, 20

Torrent **** (1926, Ricardo Cortez, Greta Garbo, Gertrude Olmstead, Martha Mattox) – Classic Movie Review 5327

Director Monta Bell’s 1926 silent movie success is notable as the first American movie of Greta Garbo, helping her to become an international superstar during the late silent era. Louis B Mayer hired Garbo but MGM […]

Apr, 20

Flesh and the Devil ****½ (1927, John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson) – Classic Movie Review 5326

This famous 1927 silent movie is the first of seven Greta Garbo films directed by Clarence Brown and first of four with her beloved favourite co-star, John Gilbert. Garbo stars as Felicitas, who seduces various […]

Apr, 20

The Joyless Street [Die Freudlose Gasse] ****½ (1925, Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Werner Krauss, Ágnes Eszterházy) – Classic Movie Review 5325

Director Georg Wilhelm Pabst’s long famous, now legendary 1925 German silent movie is based on the novel by Hugo Bettauer about the sad lives of near-starving, inflation-ruined people on a Viennese street, forced to resort […]

Apr, 20

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