The Garbo Silents Collection: The Mysterious Lady (1928)

Our look at the TCM Archives “Garbo Silents Collection” concludes today with a look at 1928’s The Mysterious Lady, directed by Fred Niblo and based on the novel “War in the Dark” by Ludwig Wolff. Garbo stars as Tania, a character TCM describes as “a Russian spy who seduces her victims” on the back cover … More The Garbo Silents Collection: The Mysterious Lady (1928)

The Garbo Silents Collection: The Temptress (1926)

It all begins at a masked ball — quite the romantic setting. A man (Antonio Moreno) is enjoying the party when his attention is caught by a beautiful woman (Greta Garbo). Their attraction only grows when the masks come off. It’s love at first sight for Manuel and Elena. There’s just one little problem: Elena is married, and … More The Garbo Silents Collection: The Temptress (1926)

The Garbo Silents Collection: Flesh and the Devil (1927)

Leo von Harden (John Gilbert) and Ulrich von Eltz (Lars Hanson) are long-time pals, having grown up together and served together in the military, sharing a bunk in the barracks. As kids, they made a blood pact to ensure their undying bond. They’re such good pals they’ve even got their own “Isle of Friendship,” an … More The Garbo Silents Collection: Flesh and the Devil (1927)

The Kiss (1929)

Irene (Greta Garbo) is a woman with a secret: she’s been having an affair on the down low with a man named André (Conrad Nagel). They’re in love, but can’t exactly let the world know, since Irene is married to a jealous man, Mr. Guarry (Anders Randolf). André is ready to take the relationship public, but … More The Kiss (1929)

Anna Christie (1930)

Anna Christie (1930): 4/5 I was very excited to finally get my hands on a copy of this film after years of reading/hearing about it. Anna Christie is famously known as the film in which Garbo talks. The movie-watching world heard her voice for the very first time when she stomped into the scene, commanding … More Anna Christie (1930)