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COMEDY GOLD #19: Greta Garbo in Ninotchka (1939)

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Sep 17, 2019

COMEDY GOLD #19: Greta Garbo in Ninotchka (1939) On September 17, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized Earlier this year, I had an idea for a Top 10 article and, as a result, I’ve been watching and re-watching films in order to prepare myself for it – i read more

Exploring Greta Garbo’s Corners in Stockholm

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Aug 28, 2019

It’s now been eight days since I landed in Stockholm, Sweden. What am I doing here? Well, as some of you might know, I got accepted to Stockholm University in the master program in Cinema Studies! So, this is my new town for at least a year. School only starts on September 2. Therefore, IR read more

Actress Beauty Tip No. 40: Greta Garbo Chamomile Tea Hair Rinse

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Apr 5, 2019

This is the 40th installment of the classic actress beauty tips that I have read about and tested. I have tried several beauty tips over the years – some of the craziest seem to involve hair: Rinsing hair with champagne and beer, or bleaching it blond. My most recent hair experiment comes fro read more

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

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Nov 25, 2017

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 more

Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about Greta Garbo and Marilyn Monroe – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Guest Post on Oct 3, 2016

THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOSSIP What Legendary Movie Stars Said about Each Other Part Three of a Four-Part Series Melvyn Douglas, who first co-starred with Greta Garbo in As You Desire Me [1932], remembered her as “icy and distant.” He also said she had no flair for comedy and believes it was her “humorles read more

Quote of the Week: George Cukor on Greta Garbo

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Apr 17, 2016

Garbo in 1931 She had a talent that few actresses or actors possess. In close-ups she gave the impression, the illusion of great movement. She would move her head just a little bit and the whole screen would come alive, like a strong breeze that made itself felt. -Director George Cukor, about G read more


In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood Posted by Crystal Kalyana on Aug 26, 2015

Here is my contribution to the TCM Summer Under The Stars Blogathon, hosted by Journey’s In Classic Film. Day 26: Featuring Greta Garbo. Greta Garbo with her mystique charm, irresistible allure combined with a remarkable presence and celestial beauty has been enthralling audiences for decades read more

Summer Under the Stars Guide: Greta Garbo

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Aug 26, 2015

Today's star is the elusive Greta Garbo. TCM is celebrating the career of Greta Garbo with 13 movies on Aug. 26.  Here's what you need to know about this very private actress. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the air times and /or movies, so you can go to www.tcm.com to check the upda read more

Summer Under the Stars: Day 26 – Greta Garbo

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Aug 26, 2015

Greta Garbo is the star for today! Below, you’ll find links to those participating and honoring Garbo (updated as they come in), as well as my own reviews of her work throughout the years. Phyllis Loves Classic Movies In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood Fill in your details below or click read more

Greta Garbo defeats Louise Brooks 100-82 to win The Favorite Silent Actress Tourney

All Good Things Posted by monty on Feb 20, 2014

When it was all said and done, it was Greta Garbo standing tall winning The Favorite Silent Actress Tourney by defeating the feisty Louise Brooks by the count of 100-82. This was the most voted on match of the entire tourney with the leads changing hands several times. In fact Louise had a 10 read more

Greta Garbo and Louise Brooks in the match to determine favorite silent actress is underway

All Good Things Posted by monty on Feb 16, 2014

Catherine has got the final match in the favorite silent actress tourney underway. Greta Garbo against Louise Brooks. Winner gets the crown. Here's the link to go cast your vote: http://obscurecinemamagic.wordpress.com/ read more

It will be Greta Garbo and Louise Brooks for the crown of Favorite Silent Actress

All Good Things Posted by monty on Feb 13, 2014

In the semi-final matches, it was Louise Brooks crushing Clara Bow 30-18 and Greta Garbo doubling up over Norma Shearer 16-8. Setting up a championship match between Louise and Greta to decide the favorite silent actress. Catherine will host that epic match beginning on Sunday. Here's the link read more

Christmas Present: Greta Garbo in ROMANCE

Creme de la Creme Posted by Inge Gregusch on Dec 18, 2013

In 1930, Greta Garbo absolutely dazzled in her second MGM talking picture, Romance. Exquisitely photographed by William Daniels and directed by  the Oscar-nominated Clarence Brown it is truly a Christmas gift worthy of being under any tree.           A st read more

Dynamic Duos: Greta Garbo and John Gilbert

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Jul 14, 2013

In 1926, Greta Garbo was just a Hollywood newcomer.  She had signed with MGM and made two movies for them, audiences were liking her, but the studio didn’t quite know what to do with her.  They just couldn’t pin-point her type. She wasn’t a “sweetheart” type like Mary read more

News From the Lake: DVD Releases, Mel Brooks, a Greta Garbo Biopic, and Cinemark Classic Series

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on May 23, 2013

Blame Cleopatra for why this is late, but never late than never, right?  In this expansive News From the Lake segment, I’ll announce some DVD release dates, discuss Mel Brooks getting the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, a new biopic in the works, and what movies you can see in theaters this su read more

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

Hall Of Fame Inductees for December: GRETA GARBO and JEAN HARLOW

All Good Things Posted by monty on Dec 23, 2012

I know I missed during an induction for my Hall of Fame last month but was busy with work and stuff. Here I am to present two inductees for the month of December though. Two of the most iconic classic film actresses ever..Greta Garbo and Jean Harlow. Both gain admittance to the Hall of Fame by virt read more

Greta Garbo Appreciation Post

Stardust Posted by Vanessa on Dec 18, 2012

Greta Garbo Appreciation Post Now, we all know how much I love the Garbo. Yes, I just said the Garbo. No one ever had a face or a voice like hers. This woman was made to be a movie star! Can you believe that we never saw her in colour?! I just thought about this this morning as I was read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Greta Garbo and Leo the Lion

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by monty on Nov 14, 2012

Sorry for not posting pawsome pet pictures of late but I came across this great one today I had to share.... MGM's Greta and Leo share some space together but I get  the feeling that Greta is a tad uncomfortable... read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Greta Garbo.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Oct 24, 2012

Personal Quote: I am still a little nervous, a little self-conscious about my English. I cannot express myself well at parties. I speak haltingly. I feel awkward, shy, afraid. In Hollywood, where every teat table bristles with gossip-writers, what I say might be misunderstood. So I am silent as read more