The Kiss (1929)

Director


Main cast
Greta Garbo; Conrad Nagel; Anders Randolf; Holmes Herbert; Lew Ayres

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
The Kiss is a 1929 drama film directed by Jacques Feyder and starring Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel and Lew Ayres in his first feature film. This film is known for being both MGM's and Greta Garbo's last silent film.


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