Category Archives: Garbo

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.)


Naming names.


cute couple alert

Garbo and Gilbert in Flesh and the Devil. 1926. (They’re also remarkably well-lit.)

garbo vs. dietrich

Sight and Sound. Summer 1934.