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Camille Overview:

Camille (1936) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Irving Thalberg, Bernard H. Hyman and David Lewis.

The film was based on the novel The Lady of the Camellias (La Dame aux cam?lias) and also Stage Play written by Alexandre Dumas, fils published in 1848 (novel); Dec 24, 1917 - Feb 1918 (play performed at Empire Theatre, NY).

Academy Awards 1937 --- Ceremony Number 10 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressGreta GarboNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

Twelve Shorts for the Shortest Month #1: Camille (2009)

By John Grant on Feb 1, 2020 From Noirish

Italy / 20 minutes / color / Sputnik Dir & Scr: Piero Costantini Pr: Albertina Passoni, Ado Costantini, Piero Costantini, Eleonora Cardellini Story: Eleonora Cardellini Cine: Blasco Giurato Cast: Laura Nardi, Amandio Pinheiro, Jacopo Robortella, Cristian Giammarini A remarkably spooky while at ... Read full article


The Women of Old Hollywood: Greta Garbo in Anna Christie and Camille

By Amanda Garrett on Nov 25, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films

This article is the first in an occasional series about the portrayal of women in old Hollywood films. Today, my focus is on Greta Garbo's roles in Anna Christie (photo above) and Camille (1936). This article is also part of The Greta Garbo Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Holl... Read full article


Camille "a la" Nazimova - Chapter 2

By Inge Gregusch on Aug 19, 2013 From Creme de la Creme

IN PART ONE: Law student Armand Duval (Rudolph Valentino) met Parisian courtesan Marguerite Gautier, (Alla Nazimova) and was instantly attracted to her. At her post Opera party, he was horrified by the hangers-on with whom she surrounded herself, as well as by the serious illness she attempted to ... Read full article


Camille (1936)

By Beatrice on Jul 22, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Camille Directed by George Cukor 1936/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing #99 of 1001 Films You Must See Before You Die I wasn’t particularly looking forward to this but it won me over almost immediately. ?I wonder whether Garbo was ever lovelier or more appealing than in MGM’s gloss... Read full article


Camille 'a la' Nazimova

By Inge Gregusch on Jul 11, 2013 From Creme de la Creme

In 1921, Alla Nazimova teamed up with Natacha Rambova to film a modern dress version of 'La Dame aux camelias' by Alexandre Dumas fils. Nazimova had been a smash hit on Broadway, starring in Ibsen's 'A Doll's House' and 'Hedda Gabler', even having a theatre named after her. Rambova, (born Winifre... Read full article


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Quotes from

Armand: Then you do love him. Dare to tell me that you love him. You're free of me forever.
Marguerite: [Armand grabs her] I love him.


Armand: I know I don't mean anything to you. I don't count. But someone ought to look after you. And I could if you'd let me.
Marguerite: Too much wine has made you sentimental.


Baron de Varville: Here's the forty thousand francs you need. And this is my last act of consideration. If ever we meet again, it will be on a different basis. I never make the same mistake twice.


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Facts about

Greta Garbo's personal favorite of all her films.
Greta Garbo wore bedroom slippers under all her fancy dresses so she could be comfortable, as well as more naturalistic in her acting.
The play originally opened in Paris on 2 February 1852. Alexandre Dumas fils based the character Marguerite on a woman with whom he had an affair for 11 months. She died when she was 23. The movie inspired Milton Benjamin to write and publish a song in 1936 called "I'll Love Like Robert Taylor, Be My Greta Garbo".
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