Twentieth Century

John Barrymore as theater director Oscar Jaffe in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

John Barrymore as stage director Oscar Jaffe in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934).  He was “The Great Profile” and one of the biggest stars of the silent era, but this is his only worthy starring role in a talking picture.  His only other good talkies are Grand Hotel and Midnight, neither of which he receives top billing.

Twentieth Century

Carole Lombard and John Barrymore in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

Carole Lombard and John Barrymore in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

John Barrymore and Carole Lombard in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

Carole Lombard and John Barrymore in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

John Barrymore and Carole Lombard in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

John Barrymore as Oscar Joffe in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

Lily Garland develops a case of divaitis spending so much time with Oscar Jaffe in Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

Oscar Jaffe directs Mildred Plotka on the stage in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

Ralph Forbes, Carole Lombard and John Barrymore in Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

John Barrymore and Roscoe Karns in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

Carole Lombard and John Barrymore are a perfect pair in Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century

John Barrymore mocks his silent screen image as “The Great Profile” in a scene from Twentieth Century (1934) with Walter Connelly.

Twentieth Century

John Barrymore and Carole Lombard in a screencap on board the luxury train called “Twentieth Century” (1934)