John Gilbert, Actor: The Big Parade. John Gilbert was born into a show-business family - his father was a comic with the Pringle Stock Company. By 1915 John was an extra with Thomas H. Ince's company and a lead player by 1917. In those days he was assistant director, actor or screenwriter. He also tried his hand at directing. By 1919 he was being noticed in films and getting better roles. In 1921 he signed a three-year contract with...
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
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.
photo handsome John Gilbert seated portrait from Redemption 773-15