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John Gilbert, popular leading man of the 1920s known as "The Great Lover." His career began to wane with the arrival of talkies.

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John Gilbert and Lillian Gish in La Boheme (Director: King Vidor, 1926). A group of starving artists try to survive in 1830s Paris, including a seamstress and the would-be playwright she loves. / Um grupo de artistas famintos tentar sobreviver na Paris de 1830, incluindo uma costureira e um dramaturgo por ser, que ela ama. IMDB

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Greta Garbo and John Gilbert. Greta Garbo never married, had no children, and lived alone as an adult. Her most famous romance was with her frequent co-star, John Gilbert, with whom she lived intermittently in 1926 and 1927.

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John Gilbert, 1920s Silent Film Star LB Mayer ruined his 'talkie' career after Gilber punched him for some indecent advances on his lady love Greta Garbo. LB Mayer had sound techs garble Gilbert's voice so audiences wouldn't accept him. He never got his career back on foot.

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classyhollwood: “ Greta Garbo and John Gilbert (Flesh and the Devil, 1926) ”

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[BORN] John Gilbert (July 10, 1897 – January 9, 1936), an American actor, screenwriter and director.

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John Gilbert allegedly proposed to Garbo numerous times. Legend has it that when a double marriage was arranged in 1926 (with Eleanor Boardman and King Vidor), Garbo failed to appear at the ceremony. Her recent biographers, however, question the veracity of this story.

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