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Synonyms for Garbo

United States film actress (born in Sweden) known for her reclusiveness (1905-1990)

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Even in death, Garbo captivates and seduces new generations.
With the very first of her 26 Hollywood films for MGM, The Torrent (1926), Garbo proved a sensation.
It was the first time audiences heard her low, rich voice - something that became a trademark for Garbo as the years progressed.
Greta Garbo, a woman of intrigue and icy, elusive beauty, became one of the greatest film goddesses.
I asked that question while in the middle of a turbulent sea," Jose Mari Garbo, 23, told Manila Times when he and 27 other survivors were reunited with their loved ones at the Manila office of the Philippine National Red Cross.
The layout of Walking With Garbo is innovative, interweaving Daum's Garbo quotations with Muse's well-presented narrative about Hollywood in the 1930'sand 1940's.
Here, McLellan provides the unexpected answer - a brief but intense affair with Marlene Dietrich, when Garbo was 19, which both established her sexual preference and made her afraid of it all her adult life.
Isbin not only conceived of the record--which includes such jewels as Albinoni's "Adagio" and Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"--she also art-directed the CD's lushly gorgeous cover, which she based on a photo of Greta Garbo she saw in The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood.
The three-day exhibition features portraits of greats such as Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor and Tyrone Power.
But everything is a la carte here, which means that the slab of steak on your plate arrives as alone as Greta Garbo with merely a clump of watercress to keep it from looking entirely forlorn.
Keen shopper Coleen opted for a velour tracksuit and fur gilet in Wilmslow, Cheshire, yesterday after a trip to the Garbo designer store.
The collection is expected to fetch around pounds 250,000 with a signed photograph of Greta Garbo estimated to reach between pounds 4,000 to pounds 6,000 alone.
For instance, commenting on the tendency of Greta Garbo's films to flop in Ireland, one critic wrote: "If Miss Garbo really wants to be alone, she should come to the performance of one of her films in Ireland.
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