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Queen Kelly


Though filmmaker [[Performer~P118401~Erich Von Stroheim's~erichvonstroheim]] notorious profligacy had made him virtually unhirable in the US by 1929, screen-star [[Performer~P69293~Gloria Swanson~gloriaswanson]] still had faith in him. She poured a great deal of her own money in Von Stroheim's last silent film, Queen Kelly, and agreed to play the leading role to insure box-office success. When production began, [[Performer~P118401~Stroheim~erichvonstroheim]] had not quite completed his script: all he had...more