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  Greta Garbo and John Gilbert.
Photograph: courtesy The San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
Flesh and the Devil
(1927) American
B&W : Nine reels / 8759 feet
Directed by Clarence Brown

Cast: John Gilbert [Leo von Sellenthin], Greta Garbo [Felicitas von Kletzingk], Lars Hanson [Ulrich von Kletzingk], Barbara Kent [Hertha Prochvitz], William Orlamond [Uncle Kutowski], George Fawcett [Pastor Brenckenburg], Eugenie Besserer [Mother Sellenthin], Marc MacDermott [Count von Rhaden], Marcelle Corday [Minna]

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Benjamin F. Glazer + [Frederica Sagor], from the short story “Es war; Roman in swei Bänden” (The Undying Past) by Hermann Sudermann. Cinematography by William Daniels. Intertitles by Marian Ainslee. Edited by Lloyd Nosler. / © 10 January 1927 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation [LP23514]. Premiered 9 January 1927 in New York, New York. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Garbo’s third MGM film and her first with Gilbert. The production was shot from 9 August 1926 through 28 September 1926. / Silent film.

Drama: Romance.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.1818.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 15 July 2010.

References: AFI-F2 n. F2.1818; Bardèche-History pp. 287, 297; Brownlow-Parade pp. 146, 147-149, 152; Carroll-Matinee pp. 139-140; Dardis-Keaton p. 160; Drew-Speaking p. 2; Eames-MGM p. 33; Everson-American pp. 208, 320; Fell-History p. 87; Geduld-Birth p. 146; Higashi-Virgins pp. 67, 74, 75-77, 78; Kael-Kiss p. 285; Kerr-Silent pp. 37-38, 41, 44; Kobal-Fifty p. 40; Lahue-Gentlemen pp. 100, 105; Limbacher-Feature p. 82; Maltin-Guide p. 420; Quirk-Colman pp. 94, 107; Shipman-Cinema p. 96; Sinyard-Silent p. 84; Sklar-Movie p. 102; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 26, 28, 223; Walker-Garbo pp. 10, 11, 42, 54, 59, 62, 65, 69, 137, 150, 184; Weaver-Twenty p. 143; Webb-Hollywood pp. 129, 130 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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