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Greta Garbo

Raymond Durgnat

Greta Garbo

by Raymond Durgnat

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Published by Studio Vista, E. P. Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Garbo, Greta, -- 1905-,

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 157-160.

    Statement[by] Raymond Durgnat and John Kobal.
    SeriesA Dutton Vista pictureback -- 16
    ContributionsKobal, John joint author.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18015156M

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A Life Apart is the apt subtitle of this scrupulously researched biography of the star as legendary for her fiercely guarded privacy as for her haunting beauty and luminous acting in such films as Camille and ainment writer Karen Swenson delineates a unique personality considerably earthier than Greta Garbo's screen image: shy yet blunt, devoted to her craft but indifferent to Cited by: 7.

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Greta Garbo. El dolor de la Esfinge [eBook] (Spain ) Author: Joan Benavent Publisher: Barcelona, Lereas e Imagos More Info: Original book was released A booklet version of the orginal released book, was also issued as part of a Spanish DVD Box: Colecction Clasicos Imortales: Greta Garbo(Spain ).

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Greta Garbo, Swedish American actress who was one of the most glamorous and popular motion-picture stars of the s and ’30s. She was best known for her portrayals of strong-willed heroines, most of them as compellingly enigmatic as Garbo herself.

Her most famous roles were in Anna Karenina and Camille. Greta Garbo was born on Septemin Stockholm, Sweden. A reclusive star, Garbo began her career in Europe before coming to the United States to Born:   Famously elusive, Greta Garbo only had her picture taken when a contract required it.

She shunned publicity, kept her private life a secret, and rejected the spotlight. Though ambivalent about fame and her public image, Garbo saved all of her favorite portraits, carefully archiving original prints by Clarence Sinclair Bull, Arnold Genthe, Ruth /5(17). Greta Garbo famously declared “I want to be alone” in ’s “Grand Hotel,” but one author claims the screen siren was far from a recluse when cameras stopped : Stephanie Nolasco.

Greta Garbo () is as famous for her reclusiveness as for starring in such enduring classics as Flesh and the Devil, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, and Ninotchka. In this richly illustrated volume, renowned biographer Barry Paris offers the definitive biography of this fascinating and complex woman -- from her hardscrabble childhood in Sweden to her arrival in.4/5.

Greta Garbo. The Swedish actress, a stylish fashion icon, and the most prominent name called as the “Scandinavian sphinx” is all none other than the mysterious actress Greta Garbo. Greta Garbo, originally named, Greta Lovisa Gustafsson was born on 18 th September in Stockholm, Sweden.

The most interesting parts of the book are those dealing with the presentation of the films of the actress: pre-production, relationships with co-stars, reviews.

I can't tell what's new in this book, but it seems to me that the author relies much on other biographies of Greta Garbo. I have some doubts about his interpretations/guesses/5(25). Camille is a American romantic drama film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer directed by George Cukor, and produced by Irving Thalberg and Bernard H.

Hyman, from a screenplay by James Hilton, Zoë Akins, and Frances Marion. The picture is based on the novel and play, La Dame aux Camélias, by Alexandre Dumas, film stars Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Music by: Herbert Stothart, Edward Ward.

GRETA GARBO, COLLECTION OF 36 LETTERS, CHIEFLY IF NOT ALL AUTOGRAPH, MOSTLY UNSIGNED, TO COUNTESS MÄRTA (HÖRKE) TE: £15,—20, Like Jackie Onassis, Thomas Pynchon or Howard Hughes, eschewing publicity gave her more of it.

Her mythical status rose and remains - even after disappearing from the public eye in Author: Karen Krizanovich. Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, better known as Greta Garbo, was a noted Swedish actress and recluse. She was a major star in the United States during the silent film era and the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Inthe American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifth on their list of greatest female stars of all time, after Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis /5. Greta Garbo book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Though there have been numerous biographies of Greta Garbo, this is the /5. Books shelved as greta-garbo: Conversations with Greta Garbo by Sven Broman, El salón de los artistas exiliados en California by Núria Añó, Sin in Soft F.

Synopsis With her astounding beauty and enigmatic persona, Greta Garbo is the ultimate Hollywood icon. Critic Kenneth Tynan once declared, "What, when drunk, one sees in other women, one sees in Garbo sober." Though many books have tried to Reviews:.

A Life Apart is the first comprehensive biography to fully capture Greta Garbo's hidden personal life as well as her role as a film icon from a female perspective.

Brimming with rare photos and startling new information - based on unpublished personal letters and conversations with Garbo's closest friends, coworkers, and lifelong associates - A Life Apart dramatically deconstructs the myriad /5(2). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Greta Garbo Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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