Greta Garbo


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

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Greta Garbo German silent film star Conrad Veidt, who appeared in The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari, said: "In the middle of my third Hollywood picture The Magician, the earthquake hit Hollywood.
He said: "The reason I came to Portugal originally was through seeing Greta Garbo in the film Queen Christina.
When Cecil Beaton died in January 1980 a few days after his 76th birthday Greta Garbo did not come to the funeral and sent no flowers.
1927: Greta Garbo and John Gilbert - real-life lovers - shocked cinemagoers in New York by their uninhibited kissing in the silent film, Flesh And The Devil.
Summary: Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, the son of a Basque fisherman who revolutionized women's fashions in the 1950s and 60s and adorned such icons as Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, has been honored with a museum in his hometown.
Agatha Christie, Ernest Hhemingway, Greta Garbo were the other famous guests of the hotel.
A few editions remain, and feature the duo's infamous Pete and Dud, a couple of flat-cap wearing wannabe intellectuals, pictured, whose most famous chat involved Pete revealing how his life was being made a misery by night-time visits from Greta Garbo and Anna Magnani.
Now that I see it is Greta Garbo you resemble I will have to
1905: Greta Garbo, the Swedish shopgirl who became one of the most famous film stars of all time, was born.
Other top lots included a 1931 gelatin silver print of Greta Garbo by Clarence Sinclair Bull, which sold for US$1,842 against an estimate of US$800-US$1,000 and Marlene Dietrich, by George Hurrell, which realized US$1,760 against an estimate of US$1,000-US$1,500.
Other top lots included a 1931 gelatin silver print of Greta Garbo by Clarence Sinclair Bull, which sold for $1,842 against an estimate of $800-$1,000 and Marlene Dietrich, by George Hurrell, which realized $1,760 against an estimate of $1,000-$1,500.
And judging by his diva moment at the Ryder Cup Gala Dinner, he still has many Greta Garbo "I want to be alone" moments.
Sweden gave the world ABBA, Ingmar Bergman, Greta Garbo and Pippi Longstocking.
The Greta Garbo Rug Collection will launch this week at the Aimara Masterpieces showroom in the New York Design Center.
Quite why Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt and even Alison Steadman are included alongside the likes of Marlon Brando, Greta Garbo, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep is bound to spark furious debate.