LA BOHÈME (King Vidor, 1926)

Based on Louis-Henri Murger’s 1847-49 Scènes de la vie de bohème, King Vidor’s accomplished La Bohème marked star Lillian Gish’s first film at M-G-M and proved the studio’s biggest financial success in 1926. Murger’s signature work inspired, as well, operas by Puccini and Leoncavallo and many other stories and plays, among them the Broadway musical […]