Category Archives: Garbo

on the set of

Victor Sjöström with Greta Garbo and Lars Hanson on the set of The Divine Woman. 1928.


cover art

garbo and chaney

Mauritz Stiller (left) introduces Greta Garbo to Lon Chaney (wearing his make up for The Road to Mandalay).1926.

cover art

garbo flexes

Garbo and her personal trainer show off the results of their hard work.

party in the u.s.a!

Greta Garbo, Emil Jannings and Norma Shearer. Circa 1927.

life or death

Death mask of F. W. Murnau, a copy of which Greta Garbo kept “on her desk during her years in Hollywood”.

garbo arrives

Greta Garbo and Mauritz Stiller arrive in the United States. 1925.


Garbo: A Portrait. Alexander Walker. 1980.

garbo, keaton

Back row: King Vidor (wearing tennis visor), Beatrice Lillie.

Standing: in the centre, Mrs. Talmadge, Greta Garbo and Nicholas Schenck, and, on the right, Norma Shearer.

Seated: Hal Roach, Natalie Talmadge, Eddie Mannix, Constance Talmadge, Buster Keaton, Paul Bern, Irving Thalberg.

Reclining: John Gilbert.

At San Simeon. Circa 1927.

(Side note: the last 10 or so posts were intentionally more minimalist than usual—an exercise in palate cleansing. Thanks for your patience and after today its back to your regularly scheduled programming. Please enjoy.)