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Nobel Prize Laureate: Selma Lagerlöf

The Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf was the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature (1909). The SwedishAcademy awarded her the prize in appreciation of the lofty idealism, her vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings. 152 more words
Nobel Prize Literature

Time for a bit of poetry

Greta Garbo

She hides herself away from me

So that I may never see

The aged face

Of a fabled Queen

That I once saw on my T.V. 71 more words


SPOTLIGHT: Gorgeous Pre-Code Garbo (I)

Welcome to a new Film Friday and the start of our spotlight series on the Pre-Code work of the divine Greta Garbo (1905-1990). We’ve already covered two of this Queen’s Pre-Codes:  823 more words


Garbo's spellbinding closeups

Alas, I viewed Joyless Street during my French lesson. We were permitted to have a “study hour” and that to me meant free time. The poor lad who was sitting next to me appeared tired and irritably bored from peeking at the cryptic apparition in my screen. 581 more words


GARBO TALKS for the 1984-a-Thon

Occupying the number 145 spot on Box Office Mojo’s list of top money makers of 1984 is GARBO TALKS, a relatively small dramedy directed by the late, great… 1,181 more words

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Ninotchka (1939) ★★★★

Is Ninotchka about a forlornly unhappy Bolshevik who finds happiness in capitalism, or a headstrong woman with political convictions who’s corrupted by the superfluous, champagne-soaked lifestyle of gruesome capitalists? 291 more words

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Fashion in film or fashion film?

(by Simonetta Buffo)


Here the last movie by David Lachapelle . I really like it but I’m a little bit confused too! Is it a short movie, a videoclip, a commercial or a fashion film? 341 more words