Sunday, July 1, 2012
Lillian Gish & Greta Garbo ~ Class Acts!
Lillian Gish & Greta Garbo on the MGM set of Miss Gish film "The Wind" (1927).
Two of the greatest film stars in American history were under contract at MGM at the same time. Not friends, rivals! They would visit each other on the sets of the films they were starring in. Sometimes without ever speaking, they would watch and walk away. Their respect was mutual.
"We knew each other. We talked. We passed each other going to the set of our own films. We were doing our jobs. We had great mutual respect." Lillian Gish
The "Divine" Garbo would stay at MGM for the entirety of her film career. By choice, her choice - she would leave MGM. She would walk away.
By mutual agreement, Miss Gish would end her own contract.
"I had full control of my pictures at first. I was able to choose the story, my fellow actors, the Director. And the pictures did very well. They were considered 'prestige' pictures. But [Irving] Thalberg wanted commercial hits. I wanted art." Lillian Gish
1st Lady of Silent Film - Lillian Gish
A Romance of Happy Valley (1918)
The Greatest Question (1920)
Hearts of the World (1918) w/Dorothy Gish
Romola (1924 ) w/Dorothy Gish, William Powell
True Heart Susie (1919) w/Robert Harron (Original score by Brian Pinette)
Birth of A Nation (1915) / Broken Blossoms (1919) - 1 DVD
The White Sister (1923) w/Ronald Colman
3 - D.W. Griffith shorts on 1 DVD ~ An Unseen Enemy (1912), Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912), The Mothering Heart (1913)
Huckleberry Finn (1985) with Butterfly McQueen
Body in the Barn; Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1964) Lillian Gish
Home Sweet Home (1914) & Sold for Marriage (1916) ~ 1 DVD
Battle at Elderbush Gulch (1912) & Judith of Bethulia (1914) ~ 1 DVD
His Double Life (1934) / The Swan (1930) - 1 DVD
Way Down East (1920) – 1 DVD
Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
Arsenic & Old Lace (1969) with Helen Hayes
Orphans of the Storm (1921) – 1 DVD
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La Boheme (1926) – 1 DVD
The Scarlet Letter (1926) – 1 DVD
The Wind (1927) – 1 DVD
The Enemy (surviving footage, 3/4 film) / Annie Laurie (1927) – 1 DVD
The Whales of August (1987)
Incomparable Greta Garbo
The Saga of Gosta Berling (1924)
Joyless Street (1925) (edited 1930s re-release)
Torrent (1926) / Love (1927)
Anna Christie (1923) Blanche Sweet / (1930) Greta Garbo
Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise (1931)
As You Desire Me (1932)
Grand Hotel (1932)
Queen Christina (1933) Greta Garbo, John GilbertThe Painted Veil (1934)
Conquest (also called Marie Walewska; 1937)
Two-Faced Woman (1941)
The Temptress (1926)
A Woman of Affairs (1928)
The Kiss (1929)
Wild Orchids (1929)
The Single Standard (1929)
Flesh and the Devil (1926)
Anna Karenina (1935)
Mata Hari (1931)
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10 titles, your choice of title.
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INDIVIDUAL Lillian Gish DVD (email firstname.lastname@example.org to specify title and/or YOU will be emailed at the same email address you used on Google Wallet/Checkout to verify the title of the DVD.)
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2 DVDs - Gish, Garbo or ONE of each