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John Gilbert

John Gilbert

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Way for a... Silent screen legend John Gilbert sets sail for love in this all-talking comedy... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: January 9, 1936
Born: July 10, 1899 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Logan, Utah, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Love's Penalty (1921) as Director

Cast (feature film)

2.
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) as Steve Bramley
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
3.
Queen Christina (1933) as [Don] Antonio [de la Prada]
Young Christina ascends to the Swedish throne at age 5. While she is queen, Sweden becomes a dominant European power at the end of the Thirty Years War. Like England's Elizabeth I, Christina (Greta Garbo) is pressured into a politically correct marriage (her cousin) but she falls in love with an emissary from Spain (John Gilbert). As with her English counterpart, religion becomes a focal point with Protestant Sweden aghast that their queen could marry a Catholic.
4.
Fast Workers (1933) as Gunner Smith
Construction workers become romantic rivals.
5.
Downstairs (1932) as Karl [Schneider]
An evil chauffeur seduces and blackmails his way through high society.
6.
West of Broadway (1931) as Jerry [Stevens]
A millionaire doesn''''t remember getting married but can''''t forget how much he hates his new wife.
7.
Gentleman's Fate (1931) as Jack Thomas, [also known as Giacomo Tomasulo]
A bootlegger falls apart when his wife leaves him.
8.
The Phantom of Paris (1931) as Chéri-Bibi
A magician is charged with killing his fiancee''''s father.
9.
Way for a Sailor (1930) as Jack
A devoted sailor jeopardizes his love life for love of the sea.
10.
Redemption (1930) as Feyda
A man thought dead returns to find his wife has built a new life.
11.
His Glorious Night (1929) as Captain Kovacs
12.
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) as
Sketches and songs give MGM''''s silent stars a chance to show their stuff in talking pictures.
13.
Desert Nights (1929) as Hugh Rand
In this silent film, diamond robbers get caught in a violent sandstorm.
14.
A Man's Man (1929) as Himself
Mel is a soda jerk in love with wannabe actress Peggy. Peggy goes to Hollywood, where she does indeed become a movie star, but her heart still belongs to ordinary guy Mel.
15.
Four Walls (1928) as Benny
A reformed gang member gets drawn back to his old gang and girl.
16.
A Woman of Affairs (1928) as Neville
Prejudice keeps a free spirit from the man she loves, triggering a series of tragedies.
17.
Show People (1928) as Himself
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.
18.
The Cossacks (1928) as Lukashka
A young Cossack is branded a coward when he opposes the slaughter of the Turks.
19.
The Masks of the Devil (1928) as Baron Reiner
20.
Man, Woman, and Sin (1927) as Al Whitcomb
21.
Love (1927) as Vronsky
In this updated, silent adaptation of Anna Karenina, a married woman sacrifices everything for the love of a military officer.
22.
The Show (1927) as Cock Robin
An unlikely love story surrounding a Budapest sideshow
23.
Twelve Miles Out (1927) as Jerry Fay
Jerry always wins in his rivalry with Red over women, gunrunning and diamond smuggling. While running booze into the U.S. during Prohibition, Jerry seizes Jane's seaside home. When she tries to turn him in, he kidnaps her and her fiance John. Jane, now in love with Jerry, must watch as Jerry and Red shoot it out on board Jerry's boat.
24.
Flesh and the Devil (1926) as Leo von Sellenthin
In this silent film, a femme fatale comes between childhood friends.
25.
Bardelys the Magnificent (1926) as Bardelys
A notorious womanizer falls for the woman he has bet he can trick into marriage.
26.
The Merry Widow (1925) as Prince Danilo
In this silent film, a European nobleman courts the wealthy American widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland,
27.
The Big Parade (1925) as James Apperson
In this silent film, a young innocent enlists for World War I service but soon learns the horrors of war.
28.
The Wolf Man (1924) as Gerald Stanley
29.
The Snob (1924) as Eugene Curry
30.
The Lone Chance (1924) as Jack Saunders
31.
Wife of the Centaur (1924) as Jeffrey Dwyer
32.
His Hour (1924) as Gritzko
33.
Married Flirts (1924) as
34.
35.
He Who Gets Slapped (1924) as Bezano
In this silent film, a scientist flees his tragic past to become a circus clown.
36.
Just Off Broadway (1924) as Stephen Moore
37.
A Man's Mate (1924) as Paul
38.
Romance Ranch (1924) as Carlos Brent
39.
The Exiles (1923) as Henry Holcombe
40.
Cameo Kirby (1923) as Cameo Kirby
Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's daughter.
41.
Truxton King (1923) as Truxton King
42.
Madness of Youth (1923) as Jaca Javalie
43.
St. Elmo (1923) as St. Elmo Thornton
44.
A California Romance (1922) as Don Patricio Fernando
45.
Monte Cristo (1922) as Edmond Dantes, Count of Monte Cristo
A film adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmond of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of. After many years in prison, the old Abbe dies, and Edmond escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmond must find the treasure the Abbe told him of, so he can use the new-found wealth to exact revenge on those who have wronged him.
46.
Honor First (1922) as Jacques Dubois/Honoré Dubois
47.
The Love Gambler (1922) as Dick Manners
48.
The Yellow Stain (1922) as Donald Keith
49.
Gleam O'Dawn (1922) as Gleam O'Dawn
50.
Arabian Love (1922) as Norman Stone
51.
Shame (1921) as William Fielding/David Fielding, his son
52.
The Servant in the House (1920) as Percival
53.
For a Woman's Honor (1919) as Dick Rutherford
54.
Wedlock (1918) as Granger Hollister
55.
Sons of Men (1918)
56.
Three X Gordon (1918) as Archie
57.
More Trouble (1918) as Harvey Deering
58.
The Mask (1918) as Billy Taylor
59.
60.
Hell's Hinges (1916) as
When a reverend and his sister arrive in the town of Hell's Hinges, a saloon owner and his cohorts sense danger to their evil ways.

Writer (feature film)

61.
Downstairs (1932) as Story
An evil chauffeur seduces and blackmails his way through high society.
62.
Love's Penalty (1921) as Writer
63.
The Bait (1921) as Scen

Cast (short)

64.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1925 Studio Tour (1925)
This short film provides a silent tour of MGM studios in 1925.

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