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Garbo: Her Run-In with Leo the Lion

In 1925, Greta Garbo signed a contract with Louis B. Mayer’s MGM studios and came to the United States from Sweden with her director/mentor Maurice Stiller. 301 more words


Letters you've written never meaning to sent

At one point, I was sending you
prana approx. 25,000 minutes
per year. So if you feel a very
strong connection now, that’s probably why. … 187 more words


Hollywood Party: Last 3 Performances!

For the past two months I’ve been rehearsing and performing in a play, a farce that takes place in the 1920’s.  I play several characters, including Greta Garbo, Gilda Gray, and the token drunk flapper girl, Johanna Vanderbilt (she’s not really a Vanderbilt).   206 more words

Mata Hari - Sex, Power and War

Day 161 of Colourisation Project – October 15

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

Ninety-seven years ago, this day, 15 October 1917, Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan, was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. 440 more words


The MFA brings the Hollywood glamour to Boston

Last weekend, I went to an exhibition at the MFA called Hollywood Glamour – Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen. It presents gowns and jewelries worn by celebrities of the 30s and 40s such as Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich or Joan Crawford. 318 more words


Leslie Howard and Greta Garbo

In 1933 Leslie Howard was the most sought-after actor in Hollywood. He played the leading man with Mary Pickford in Secrets. He rejected a very  generous offer to play with Marion Davies in  319 more words


Waiting for Greta Garbo to arrive at the studio...

Patience was never our best virtue when it comes to getting a newly re-created jewelry design back from the plating company. One always wonders if the shipping company will lose it on the way or on the return. 58 more words

Re-creative Jewelry