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The Best Actresses of 1933

The Academy Awards held in 1934 had the longest eligibility period of any major film awards ceremony in American history: 1 August 1932 to 31 December 1933. 11,505 more words

Best Actresses By Year

GARBO HABLA! - sobre "La Mujer de Dos Caras"

Garbo hablaba solamente cuando quería y era muy difícil dirigir la conversación. No podía hacerlo. Le lanzaba preguntas, algunas bastante fáciles – pero ella respondía sólo cuando le placía. 423 more words

Queer film history: Diana McLellan's "The Girls: Sappho goes to Hollywood"

At this point in time, it’s by no means a revelation that a number of Hollywood actresses in the 1920s and 1930s loved women, including major stars like Alla Nazimova, Greta Garbo, and Marlene Dietrich. 1,830 more words


Building My Movie Posters Puzzle: The Painted Veil

In late June of last year I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 2,117 more words

I Want to be a Clone

If I keep watching MGM films from the thirties, will I become infected? While Warners films of the period have a salutary cynicism, the main ethos of Mayer & Thalberg’s studio is patriarchal snobbery (deep down it may be just as cynical, but it would take a Sigmund Freud armed with excavation equipment to dig the true beliefs out of Louis B. 398 more words



For those who haven’t yet seen it, please do. You’ll not be disappointed:



Camille, 1936, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Starring Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore. Directed by George Cukor. B&W, 109 minutes.

Marguerite Gautier (Greta Garbo) is a French courtesan living a sumptuous life in mid-19th century Paris. 411 more words

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