EARLY TALKIES


In the first three years of the 1930s, MGM rushed Garbo into formula films with weak scripts. So popular was Garbo, that just her mere presence in a film guaranteed financial success for MGM. By 1932, Garbo was at the peak of her commercial popularity and found herself listed in the top ten box office stars of Hollywood.

Romance (1930)

MGM
Director: Clarence Brown
Cast: Greta Garbo, Gavin Gordon, Lewis Stone, Florence Lake, Henry Armetta

Romance
The Torrent (1926)

Gavin Gordon & Garbo

Inspiration (1931)

MGM
Director: Clarence Brown
Cast: Greta Garbo, Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone, Marjorie Rambeau, Karen Morley

Romance
Inspiration

Robert Montgomery & Garbo

Susan Lenox (1931)

MGM
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Cast: Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Jean Hersholt, John Miljan, Alan Hale

Susan Lenox
Inspiration

Clark Gable & Garbo

Mata Hari (1931)

MGM
Director: George Fitzmaurice
Cast: Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Karen Morley

Mata Hari
Inspiration

As You Desire Me (1932)

MGM
Director: George Fitzmaurice
Cast: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Erich Von Stroheim, Owen Moore, Hedda Hopper

As You Desire Me
Inspiration

Erich Von Stroheim & Garbo

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