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Greta Garbo - Unabridged Guide

Greta Garbo - Unabridged Guide

by Nancy Ruby

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Complete, Unabridged Guide to Greta Garbo. Get the information you need--fast! This comprehensive guide offers a thorough view of key knowledge and detailed insight. It's all you need.

Here's part of the content - you would like to know it all? Delve into this book today!..... : She immediately stirred interest with her first silent film, Torrent, released in 1926; a year later, her performance in Flesh and the Devil, her third movie, made her an international star.

...In 1931, she played the World War I spy in Mata Hari, opposite screen idol Ramón Novarro, and in 1932 she was part of an all-star cast in Grand Hotel in which she played a Russian ballerina.

... She is closely associated with a line from Grand Hotel, one which the American Film Institute in 2005 voted the 30th most memorable movie quote of all time, I want to be alone, I just want to be alone, a theme echoed in several of her other roles. For example, in Love (1927) a title card reads, I like to be alone; in The Single Standard (1929) her character says, I am walking alone because I want to be alone; in Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931) she says to a suitor, This time I rise. . . and fall. . . alone; in Inspiration (1931) she tells a fickle lover, I just want to be alone for a little while; in Mata Hari (1931) she says to her new amour, I never look ahead.


There is absolutely nothing that isn't thoroughly covered in the book. It is straightforward, and does an excellent job of explaining all about Greta Garbo in key topics and material. There is no reason to invest in any other materials to learn about Greta Garbo. You'll understand it all.

Inside the Guide: Greta Garbo, Jacques Feyder, Irving Thalberg, Inspiration (1931 film), Ingrid Bergman, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Henry Fonda, Grand Hotel (film), Glenn Close, Ginger Rogers, George Cukor, George Brent, Gavin Gordon (actor), Fred Niblo, Fred Astaire, Flesh and the Devil, Ernst Lubitsch, Eleanor Boardman, Edmund Goulding, Dramatens elevskola, Dark Victory, Conquest (1937 film), Clark Gable, Christina, Queen of Sweden, Charles Boyer, Charles Bickford, Cecil Beaton, Carole Lombard, Camille (1936 film), Asta Nielsen, As You Desire Me (film), Antonio Moreno, Anna Karenina (1935 film), Anna Christie (1931 film), Anna Christie (1930 film), Anna Christie, Academy Honorary Award, Academy Award for Best Actress, A Woman of Affairs, AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars, AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes



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ISBN-13: 9781486428274
Publisher: Emereo Publishing
Publication date: 10/24/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 341 KB

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