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Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo


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The Painted... One year after 1933's Queen Christina, Greta Garbo again portrays a heroine... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

Susan Lenox:... Greta Garbo, Clark Gable. A young woman strives to escape from her lout of a... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Two-Faced... Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas. In Garbo's final film, she plays a woman... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Romance ... Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Gavin Gordon. A hauntingly desirable, but mysterious... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: April 15, 1990
Born: September 18, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Sweden Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Two-Faced Woman (1941) as Karin [Borg Blake, also known as Katherine Borg]
A woman pretends to be her own twin sister to win back her straying husband.
Ninotchka (1939) as Ninotchka [Nina Ivanovna Yakushova]
A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
Conquest (1937) as Countess Marie Walewska
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
Camille (1936) as Marguerite [Gautier]
In this classic 19th-century romance, a kept woman runs off with a young admirer in search of love and happiness.
Anna Karénina (1935) as Anna [Arkadyevna] Karénina
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
The Painted Veil (1934) as Katrin [Koerber Fane]
A wife strays, then fights to redeem herself to her husband.
Queen Christina (1933) as [Queen] Christina
Young Christina ascends to the Swedish throne at age 5. While she is queen, Sweden becomes a dominant European power at the end of the Thirty Years War. Like England's Elizabeth I, Christina (Greta Garbo) is pressured into a politically correct marriage (her cousin) but she falls in love with an emissary from Spain (John Gilbert). As with her English counterpart, religion becomes a focal point with Protestant Sweden aghast that their queen could marry a Catholic.
As You Desire Me (1932) as Zara [also known as Countess Maria Varelli]
A woman recovering from amnesia must choose between her current lover and the husband she''''s forgotten.
Grand Hotel (1932) as Grusinskaya, the dancer
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931) as Susan Lenox [earlier known as Helga]
A farm girl runs from her abusive father to a series of affairs in the big city.
Mata Hari (1931) as Mata Hari
Romantic biography of World War I''s notorious lady spy.
Inspiration (1931) as Yvonne
Yvonne is a Parisian woman with a disreputable past. When this past returns to haunt her, she decides to leave her boyfriend in order to presever his honor. Later, she returns to him, but the couple have many more trials to face.
Anna Christie (1930) as Anna
Eugene O'Neill's classic about a romantic prostitute trying to run away from her past.
Romance (1930) as Rita Cavallini
An opera singer leaves her wealthy lover for a young priest.
A Man's Man (1929) as Herself
Mel is a soda jerk in love with wannabe actress Peggy. Peggy goes to Hollywood, where she does indeed become a movie star, but her heart still belongs to ordinary guy Mel.
The Kiss (1929) as Irene
A woman''''s generosity to an amorous youth leads to tragedy.
The Single Standard (1929) as Arden Stuart
In this silent film, a free-spirited debutante tries to prove that women can love as carelessly as men.
Wild Orchids (1929) as Lili Sterling
A married woman falls for another man during a trip to Indonesia.
The Mysterious Lady (1928) as Tania
In this silent film, an Austrian officer unwittingly falls in love with a Russian spy.
The Divine Woman (1928) as Marianne
In the surviving footage of this lost film, a Parisian soldier has a last meal with his lover before he ships for Algiers.
A Woman of Affairs (1928) as Diana
Prejudice keeps a free spirit from the man she loves, triggering a series of tragedies.
Love (1927) as Anna Karenina
In this updated, silent adaptation of Anna Karenina, a married woman sacrifices everything for the love of a military officer.
The Temptress (1926) as Elena
In this silent film, a woman forsakes husband and lover to pursue a young engineer.
Flesh and the Devil (1926) as Felicitas von Kletzingk
In this silent film, a femme fatale comes between childhood friends.
The Torrent (1926) as Leonora
A glamorous opera star returns home to resume her romance with the nobleman who once dumped her.
The Joyless Street (1925) as Greta Rumfort
Inhabitants of a single street in Vienna fight to survive social unrest and economic turmoil in the wake of World War I.
Saga of Gosta Berling, The (1924)
Gosta Berling is a priest who has been defrocked for his rebellious attitude. However, his pushy nature conceals a greater sense of idealism than most of his more docile peers possess.

Cast (special)

Garbo (2005)
Documentary that explores the life and career of screen legend Greta Garbo.
Louis B. Mayer, King of Hollywood (1999)
This documentary chronicles Maryer''''s rise from an East Coast junk collector to the King of Hollywood as head of MGM studios.

Misc. Crew (short)

Greta Garbo (1962)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of Greta Garbo.
Garbo Festival Promo (1960)
This short film promotes a Greta Garbo film festival, showcasing the actress in various still photographs.

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