Talbot Jennings


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Knights Of The Round Table (1954) - Spoiled My Fight The first meeting between Lancelot (Robert Taylor), who's come to serve the new king, and Arthur (Mel Ferrer), who fight over a minor offense until they exchange names, Maureen Swanson the escorted bystander, in MGM's first wide-screen film, Knights Of The Round Table, 1954.
Knights Of The Round Table (1954) - I Make You Henceforth The Queen's Champion The pretty form of Guinivere (Ava Gardner) is emphasized in her speedy wedding to Arthur (Mel Ferrer) and Lancelot (Robert Taylor) arriving late, is rewarded for his service, in MGM's Knights Of The Round Table, 1953.
Anna And The King Of Siam (1946) - I Am 150 Years Old! Unhappy that she and her son have been situated next to the harem, new governess Anna (Irene Dunne) and son (Richard Lyon) are brought (by royal aide Lee J. Cobb) before the king (Rex Harrison, his first appearance), early in Anna And The King Of Siam, 1946,
Anna And The King Of Siam (1946) - I Will Do Remembering Kept waiting again, the new English governess (Irene Dunne) and son (Richard Lyon) finally get attention from the king (Rex Harrison), first angered over his press, then dismissing his earlier commitments, relations warming nonetheless, in Anna And The King Of Siam, 1946.
Romeo And Juliet (1936) - A Madness Most Discreet First scene for Leslie Howard in the male lead role, visited by cousin Benvolio (Reginald Denny), in MGM's production of Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet, 1936, directed by George Cukor, co-starring Norma Shearer.
Romeo And Juliet (1936) - Time Out Of MInd En route to the masque at the house of Capulet, Leslie Howard as Romeo is the object of John Barrymore as friend Mercutio, delivering the MGM version of the what's known as Shakespeare's "Queen Mab" speech, in director George Cukor's Romeo And Juliet, 1936.
Good Earth, The (1937) - This Is The Day! Epic dimensions from MGM in the opening scenes, introducing Chinese Wang Lung (Paul Muni) on his wedding day, plus neighbors, his father (Charley Grapewin) and some attitudes, in The Good Earth, 1937.
Good Earth, The (1937) - Opening, Thalberg Generally seen as historic, the opening titles featuring the almost-sole screen credit ever given to MGM studio chief Irving Thalberg, undertaken by his colleagues to mark his death at age 37, from The Good Earth, 1937, from the Pearl S. Buck novel.
Good Earth, The (1937) - A Tree Will Grow Chinese peasant Wang (Paul Muni) meets and marries O-Lan (Luise Rainer, who won the Best Actress Academy Award), early in MGM's The Good Earth, 1937, from the Pearl S. Buck novel.
Anna And The King Of Siam (1946) - I Was Married The first scene from the first movie version of the famous story of Anna Leonowens, Irene Dunne the title character, with son Louis (Richard Lyon), her ship's captain (Addison Richards) and a much-darkened Lee J. Cobb (as "Kralahome") greeting, from Anna And The King Of Siam, 1946.
Romeo And Juliet (1936) - What Lady Is That? Spectacle from director George Cukor and MGM, as Romeo (Leslie Howard) is entranced as his first sight of Juliet (Norma Shearer), in the 1936 production of Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet.
Romeo And Juliet (1936) - Look Upon Thy Death Good sword-fight on a terrific set, Andy Devine as comical servant Peter, the brawl featuring Reginald Denny as Benvolio of the Montagues, Basil Rathbone as Tybalt of the Capulets, Conway Tearle the prince intervening, early in MGM's Romeo And Juliet, 1936.

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