Irving G. Thalberg: Articles


Norma Shearer: 'Queen of MGM' & 'Liberated Woman'

Norma Shearer movies: Hollywood's early 'liberated woman' remembered. A top movie star of the 1920s and 1930s, Norma Shearer was known as the 'Queen of MGM.' Norma Shearer movies: Early 'liberated woman' & Best Actress Academy Award winner was the 'Queen of MGM' For decades a largely forgotten name, in […]


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Norma Shearer: 'Queen of MGM' & 'Liberated Woman'



'Greed' Review: Erich von Stroheim Silent Masterpiece

Gibson Gowland, Jean Hersholt in Erich von Stroheim's Greed Erich von Stroheim's masterpiece and one of the best silent films ever made, Greed remains a powerful indictment against the deadly sin of the title. Based on Frank Norris' novel McTeague, Greed revolves around the misdeeds of a California dentist (Gibson […]


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'Greed' Review: Erich von Stroheim Silent Masterpiece



Irving Thalberg Biography: Mark Vieira's Book Signing

“I'm looking forward to being 'onstage' Sunday at the Egyptian. I love talking about Irving, Norma, and Joan.” That's author Mark A. Vieira, commenting on Allan Ellenberger's post about his book signing at Larry Edmund's Bookshop and the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Mark's latest book, Irving Thalberg: Boy […]


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Irving Thalberg Biography: Mark Vieira's Book Signing



Ingmar Bergman Auction & Irving Thalberg Exhibition + Montreal Film Festival Winners

Clapperboard used in Ingmar Bergman's 1962 drama 'The Silence' Nearly 340 items that belonged to Ingmar Bergman are to be auctioned by Bukowskis in Stockholm on Sept. 28. Among the items are film cameras, Golden Globe awards, and the chess set that was “probably” used by Max von Sydow's Antonius […]


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Ingmar Bergman Auction & Irving Thalberg Exhibition + Montreal Film Festival Winners



Irving Thalberg - MGM 'Boy Wonder': Author Mark Vieira Discusses 'Hollywood Dreams Made Real'

Author and photographer Mark A. Vieira (right), who has been a friend for a number of years, has recently written no less than two books on Irving G. Thalberg, the young MGM mogul whose high-quality productions earned him both a reputation as Hollywood's “Boy Wonder” and a special place in […]


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Irving Thalberg - MGM 'Boy Wonder': Author Mark Vieira Discusses 'Hollywood Dreams Made Real'