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Pre-Code Crazy: Queen Christina (1933)

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Jul 7, 2016

Catch the luminous Garbo on TCM July 21st. Thanks to a glut of Westerns on TCM this month, there’s not a whole lot of pre-Codin’ going on right now. Still, out of the handful of pre-Code films airing in July, I did manage to find one for my pre-Code pick: Queen Christina (1933). Starring Greta Garbo read more

QUEEN CHRISTINA ( 1933 )

In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood Posted by Crystal Kalyana on Sep 5, 2015

“I’m tired of being a symbol, Chancellor, I long to be a human being! This longing I cannot suppress.”. Greta Garbo as Queen Christina states victoriously to Chancellor. Just the title itself is regal, but when you combine it with the mystique charm and sexual allure of Greta Garb read more

TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL DAY 1: Meet TCM, So You Think You Know Movies?, QUEEN CHRISTINA, My Man Godfrey

Backlots Posted by Lara on Mar 27, 2015

Exhausted but beyond excited, I arrived in Los Angeles last night for the kickoff of the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival, taking place in Hollywood this weekend for its sixth year. The theme this year is “History According to the Movies,” which leaves plenty of room for interpretation&# read more

Queen Christina, Happy Anniversary! Premiered December 26th, 1933 in New York City. (3)

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Dec 26, 2013

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Queen Christina, Happy Anniversary! Premiered December 26th, 1933 in New York City.

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Dec 26, 2013

Classic Film Aficionados View original post read more

Queen Christina, Happy Anniversary! Premiered December 26th, 1933 in New York City.

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Dec 26, 2013

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Greta Garbo in "Queen Christina"

Studies in Cinema Posted by Jeremy Carr on May 10, 2013

          "What, when drunk, one sees in other women, one sees in Garbo sober." So said critic Kenneth Tynan in 1954. Not only is this one of the most incisive quotes about movie star allure, it seems to truly capture the essence that was and still is Greta Garbo. T read more

Queen Christina (1933).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Sep 18, 2012

Queen Christina (1933). Pre-code historical/ drama. Director: Rouben Mamoulian.The film was written by H. M. Harwood and Salka Viertel with dialogue by S. N. Behrman, based on a story by Salka Viertel and Margaret P. Levino. Cast: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith and Lewis Stone. The movie i read more

Haiku: Queen Christina (1933)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on May 18, 2011

Bachelor monarch My roommate has a secret Gazing into space Image Source read more

Rainha Cristina / Queen Christina (1933)

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on May 1, 2011

Rainha Cristina / Queen Christina (1933) Depois que o som chegou ao cinema e sua voz forte foi ouvida, Greta Garbo ganhou apenas papéis de mulheres nobres e sofisticadas. Por isso a escolha de Garbo para viver a determinada rainha sueca foi imediata. E muito certa!Com vocês, a biografada: Crist read more

Queen Christina (1933)

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Nov 14, 2010

Who better to play a Swedish queen than the Swedish queen of cinema herself, Greta Garbo? Christina is crowned Queen of Sweden at the ripe old age of five after her father is killed in battle. As she grows up, she loves her country so much that she turns down romantic relationships so she can ded read more

Queen Christina (1933) Pre-Code.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Apr 11, 2010

Queen Christina (1933). Pre-code historical/ drama. Director: Rouben Mamoulian.The film was written by H. M. Harwood and Salka Viertel with dialogue by S. N. Behrman, based on a story by Salka Viertel and Margaret P. Levino. Cast: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith and Lewis Stone. The movie is v read more

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