John Gilbert allegedly proposed to Garbo numerous times. Legend has it that when a double marriage was arranged in 1926 (with Eleanor Boardman and King Vidor), Garbo failed to appear at the ceremony. Her recent biographers, however, question the veracity of this story.
John Gilbert - Beautiful vintage original gelatin silver double-weight matte 8 x 10 in. Waxman photo (ca. 1920s) inscribed and signed to a studio hairstylist, “For my lady barber - Sincerely John Gilbert".