Garbo & Gilbert in Love: Hollywood's First Great Celebrity Couple

Garbo & Gilbert in Love: Hollywood's First Great Celebrity Couple

by Colin Shindler
     
 

Garbo and Gilbert: they made magic on the silver screen, and off—and this is the story of their ill-fated romance. When John Gilbert, the hot Hollywood star of the silent era, first met Greta Garbo, the icy young Swede, she snubbed him. Not long after, Louis B. Mayer, head of M.G.M., forced them to work together: he felt that the exquisitely beautiful

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Garbo and Gilbert: they made magic on the silver screen, and off—and this is the story of their ill-fated romance. When John Gilbert, the hot Hollywood star of the silent era, first met Greta Garbo, the icy young Swede, she snubbed him. Not long after, Louis B. Mayer, head of M.G.M., forced them to work together: he felt that the exquisitely beautiful young starlet could only benefit by playing alongside the more experienced Gilbert. There, on set, in front of everyone, they fell madly in love. What followed was as turbulent, dramatic, and public as any Hollywood melodrama.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752877952
Publisher:
Orion
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Edition description:
New
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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