#2823 – 1994 29c Silent Screen Stars: John Gilbert

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U.S. #2823
29¢ John Gilbert
Silent Screen Stars
 
Issue Date: April 27, 1994
City: San Francisco, CA
Quantity: 18,600,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Lithographed and engraved
Perforations:
11.2
Color: Red, black and bright violet
 
Beginning his film career in 1915, John Gilbert learned everything there was to know about the movies - building sets, lighting, hand-tinting film, writing scripts, and directing - before he became an actor. In 1924 he joined the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio, starring in many of the blockbuster movies of his day.
 
The Big Parade in 1925 was his greatest triumph. Gilbert’s performance as a doughboy in World War I not only established him as the all-American boy, fearless hero, and romantic lover, but also earned him the Photoplay Award for 1926 (the predecessor to the Academy Award).
 
In 1926 he starred in Flesh and the Devil with Greta Garbo. This seething melodrama established them as the greatest romantic team in Hollywood. They made films together, including a version of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, released under the title Love. Over Gilbert’s strenuous objections ads read “Gilbert and Garbo in “LOVE!” An innovative actor, Gilbert starred in over ninety films before his untimely death in 1936.
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U.S. #2823
29¢ John Gilbert
Silent Screen Stars
 
Issue Date: April 27, 1994
City: San Francisco, CA
Quantity: 18,600,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Lithographed and engraved
Perforations:
11.2
Color: Red, black and bright violet
 
Beginning his film career in 1915, John Gilbert learned everything there was to know about the movies - building sets, lighting, hand-tinting film, writing scripts, and directing - before he became an actor. In 1924 he joined the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio, starring in many of the blockbuster movies of his day.
 
The Big Parade in 1925 was his greatest triumph. Gilbert’s performance as a doughboy in World War I not only established him as the all-American boy, fearless hero, and romantic lover, but also earned him the Photoplay Award for 1926 (the predecessor to the Academy Award).
 
In 1926 he starred in Flesh and the Devil with Greta Garbo. This seething melodrama established them as the greatest romantic team in Hollywood. They made films together, including a version of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, released under the title Love. Over Gilbert’s strenuous objections ads read “Gilbert and Garbo in “LOVE!” An innovative actor, Gilbert starred in over ninety films before his untimely death in 1936.