The Best of MGM : A Table of Contents

Table of Contents to the book "The Best of MGM", by Elizabeth Miles Montgomery, published by Brompton Books 1993


This article is a table of contents to the movie pictures in the book "The Best of MGM", by Elizabeth Miles Montgomery, published by Brompton Books 1993.  I hope to be able to find most of these films online in full-length so you can watch them directly from my article.

Silents Please [edit]

Polly of the Circus (1916)
Virtuous Wives (1919) starring Anita Stewart
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) starring Rudolph Valentino
The Navigator (1924) starring Buster Keaton
Sherlock Jr (1924) starring Buster Keaton
He Who Gets Slapped (1924), starring Jon Gilbert, Norma Shearer, Lon Chaney
Greed (1925), starring Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt
The Merry Widow (1925), starring John Gilbert, Mae Murray
Ben Hur (1925), starring Ramon Novarro, Francis X Bushman
The Big Parade (1925), starring John Gilbert
The Unholy Three (1925) starring Lon Chaney
La Boheme (1925) staring Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Renee Adoree
The Scarlet Letter (1926) starring Lillian Gish
The Crowd (1927)
Our Dancing Daughters (1928) starring Joan Crawford
The Wind (1928) starring Lillian Gish
Love (or Anna Karenina) (1928) starring Greta Garbo, John Gilbert
Flesh and the Devil (1927) starring Greta Garbo

All Talking, All Singing, All Dancing  [edit]

White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)
Broadway Melody (1929)
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929), starring John Gilbert, Norma Shearer
Hallelujah (1929)
Anne Christie (1929), starring Greta Garbo
The Big House (1930), starring Chester Morris and Robert Montgomery
Pardon Us (1931) starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
Min and Bill (1930) starring Wallace Beery and Marie Dressler
Trader Horn (1931) starring Harry Carey, Duncan Renaldo and Edwina Booth
A Free Soul (1931) starring Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore, Leslie Howard
The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) starring Helen Hayes
The Champ (1931) starring Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper
The Guardsman (1931) starring Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontaine
Grand Hotel (1932) starring John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Lionel Barrymore
Freaks (1932), starring Olga Baclanova, Henry Victor, Harry Earles
Downstairs (1932) starring John Gilbert, Reginald Owen, Olga Baclanova, Virginia Bruce, Paul Lukas
Rasputin and the Empress (1932), starring Lionel Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, John Barrymore
Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) starring Johnny Weismuller, Maureen O'Sullivan
Red Dust (1932) starring Clark Gable, Mary Astor, Jean Harlow
Dinner At Eight (1933)
    starring Lionel Barrymore, Billie Burke, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Marie Dressler, John Barrymore
Dancing Lady (1933) starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Fred Astaire
Queen Christina (1933) starring Greta Garbo, John Gilbert

The Golden Age  [edit]

The Merry Widow (1934) starring Jeannette MacDonald, Maurice Chevalier, Edward Everett Horton
Babes in Toyland (1934) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy
Viva Villa (1934) starring Joseph Schildkraut, Wallace Beery
The Thin Man (1934) starring William Powell, Myrna Loy
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), starring Norma Shearer, Charles Laughton, Fredric March
Treasure Island (1934), starring Jackie Cooper, Wallace Beery
David Copperfield (1934), starring Basil Rathbone, Edna May Oliver, Freddie Bartholomew, W C Fields
Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935), starring Robert Taylor, June Knight, Eleanor Powell
Anna Karenina (1935), starring Basil Rathbone, Greta Garbo, Freddie Bartholomew
The Sweethearts (1935), starring Marie MacDonald, Nelson Eddy
A Tale of Two Cities (1935), starring Ronald Colman
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), starring Clark Gable, Charles Laughton
A Night at the Opera (1936), starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Harpo, Chico and... who?)
The Great Ziegfield (1936), starring William Powell, Luise Rainer, Myrna Loy
Born To Dance (1936), starring Eleanor Powell, Buddy Ebsen, James Stewart, Una Merkel
Wife versus Secretary (1936), starring Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, May Robson
Romeo and Juliet (1936), starring Leslie Howard, Norma Shearer, John Barrymore, Basil Rathbone
San Francisco (1936), starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt, Jeanette MacDonald
Camille (1936), starring Robert Taylor, Greta Garbo
The Good Earth (1936), starring Luise Rainer, Paul Muni
Rosalie (1937), starring Eleanor Powell, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Edna May Oliver
Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937), starring Eleanor Powell, Judy Garland, Buddy Ebsen
The Wizard of Oz (1939), starring Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Ray Bolger, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke