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Garbo, Greta 1905-1990

Works: 567 works in 1,353 publications in 11 languages and 27,266 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Silent films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Dedicatee, Collector, Singer, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( visu )
66 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,122 libraries worldwide
The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
55 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot develops as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
Camille by George Cukor( visu )
34 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
A Parisian courtesan and a young law student fall in love and forsake their former lives
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( visu )
44 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
42 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 888 libraries worldwide
Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( visu )
28 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Old sailor Chris Christofferson eagerly awaits the arrival of his grown daughter Anna, whom he sent at five years old to live with relatives in Minnesota. He has not seen her since, but believes her to be a decent and respectably employed young woman. When Anna arrives, however, it is clear that she has lived a hard life in the dregs of society, and that much of her spirit has been extinguished
Mata Hari by Geo Fitzmaurice( visu )
35 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
Conversations with Greta Garbo by Sven Broman( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Walking with Garbo : conversations and recollections by Raymond W Daum( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
The joyless street by G. W Pabst( visu )
53 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 470 libraries worldwide
A drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of the inflation-ridden, postwar Vienna
The Garbo silents collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and ultimately resort to a duel. The mysterious lady: Garbo plays an alluring Russian spy who falls in love with her "target." The temptress: An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to recognize him. Elena has become a pathetic drunkard who is apparently beyond Robledo's help
Flesh and the devil by Clarence Brown( visu )
22 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Best friends love the same woman and resort to a duel
Two-faced woman by George Cukor( visu )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The final film of Garbo's career is a romantic romp about a ski instructor who masquerades as her own vampy twin sister in order to win back her wavering husband
Gösta Berlings saga The saga of Gösta Berling ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in No Linguistic Content and Swedish and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Gösta Berling, a defrocked priest, encounters a series of adventures and loves in his tumultuous journey to redemption. Along the way, he encounters the beautiful Elisabeth, played by Greta Garbo in her first major screen role.--Container
That's entertainment ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
Conquest by Clarence Brown( visu )
9 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 106 libraries worldwide
A historical portrayal of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte from 1807 through 1815 and his romantic involvement with Polish Countess Marie Walewska, who bore him a son, and the eventual parting of their relationship. The story begins in Poland in 1807 and continues through the departure of Napoleon from France in 1815
Wild orchids by Sidney A Franklin( visu )
7 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 102 libraries worldwide
On a business trip with her husband to Java, Lillie falls for the handsome Prince de Gace. When her husband learns of his wife's liaison, the film moves to its suspenseful climax: a tiger hunt charged with conflicting emotions of love, betrayal and revenge
The kiss by Jacques Feyder( visu )
10 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman and is terrified of her husband's jealousy and anger. She is very much in love with a handsome young lawyer who decides to stop seeing her so that he does not add to her unhappiness by ruining her marriage. She then spends her time with a young family friend who has a crush on her. An innocent kiss goodbye as he leaves for college leads to tragedy
The Painted veil ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Garbo plays the neglected wife of a busy doctor working in China. After she has an affair with a handsome diplomat, her jealous husband forces her to accompany him to an area where there is a cholera epidemic. While he hopes that both of them will die, instead they rebuild their marriage
Susan Lenox (her fall and rise) ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A farm girl, forced to mary a brutish neighbor, runs away and into the arms of an engineer. Fate drives the lovers apart
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Garbo, Greta
Garbo, Greta, 1905-
Gustafsson, Greta, 1905-1990
Gustafsson, Greta Louisa, 1905-1990
Gustafsson, Greta Lovisa
Gustafsson Greta Lovisa 1905-1990
Gustafsson, Greta Lovisa 1905-1990 Wirklicher Name
English (414)
German (46)
Spanish (37)
French (20)
Japanese (7)
Multiple languages (6)
Swedish (3)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Czech (1)
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