skip navigation
Queen Christina

Queen Christina(1933)

Also Known As: Christina |

  • Thursday, July 21 @ 05:15 PM (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
Up
Down

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (3)

OVERVIEW

powered by AFI

Brief Synopsis

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.

Cast & Crew

Greta Garbo [Queen] Christina
John Gilbert [Don] Antonio [de la Prada]
Ian Keith [Count] Magnus
Lewis Stone [Chancellor] Oxenstierna
Elizabeth Young [Countess] Ebba
Reginald Owen [Prince Palatine] Charles [Gustavus]
Georges Renavent French ambassador [Chanut]
David Torrence Archbishop
SEE ALL CAST AND CREW

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 26 Dec 1933
Release Date:  1933 Production Date:  A Rouben Mamoulian Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  96-97 or 103 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

Leonard Maltin Ratings & Review

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE RATING

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE REVIEW:

User Ratings & Review

This title has not been reviewed. Be the FIRST to write a review by CLICKING HERE >

User Ratings & Review

User Reviews:

  • Recommend:

  • Cinema History:

  • Cinematography:

  • Lead Performers:

  • Supporting Cast:

  • Director:

  • Screen Play:

  • Music Score:

  • Title Sequence:

User Ratings:

  • oh please tell me NO she didnt

    carole p heflebower 2016-04-06

    just watched the word of mouth clip on TCM for this movie..PLEASE PLEASE tell me that Cora Sue Collins did NOT say that Queen Christina was CORONATED!!!! ... MORE>

  • A mirror to life?

    Dam8batta 2016-02-07

    It has surely been said before that this is perhaps the most emblematic of Garbo's films. As the Queen, she abdicates: "All my life I have been a... MORE>

  • queen christina

    kevin sellers 2015-05-04

    Am I alone in finding the great Garbo not all that great? Especially in a costume drama like this she seems stiff and one dimensional and not particularly... MORE>