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4/30: Ninotchka (1939)

Missade att skriva om gårdagens film, men jag såg Ninotchka med Greta Garbo i huvudrollen. Har aldrig sett en Garbo film tidigare, men man förstår varför hon fick så stort intryck i filmvärlden. 123 more words

A Father's Day Wish

It’s Father’s Day and I need socks. Socks and underwear. Ties, socks, and underwear are the traditional gifts for dad for this festive holiday. Over the years, I have come to wear ties less frequently except for an occasional bow tie, but I use socks and underwear all the time, as you might imagine. 585 more words

The One and Only... (October, 1931)

Susan Lenox (1931) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / P: Robert Z. Leonard / D: Robert Z. Leonard / W: Leon Gordon, Zelda Sears, Wanda Tuchock, David Graham Phillips (novel) / C: William H. 22 more words

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The identity I forced was rooted in femme fatales of Hollywood’s Golden Age.  Garbo, Dietrich, and Bacall fascinated me.  Each of them exemplified a chilly aloof, embodying characters who lived as if any compliment was no surprise.  172 more words

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Z To A: Beauty and The Beast (1946)

(Z To A is an ongoing series: cumulative reviews of my DVD collection in reverse alphabetical order.)

Plot Synopsis: Jean Cocteau reinvented the fairy tale for the cinema with… 1,932 more words


Past Imperfect - #525

Director: “Greta, dear, it would be really swell if you could get off this couch and report to the set. Because making movies works best when the actors actually do that. 421 more words


Past Imperfect - #39

Ernst: “I’m so sorry. Have you been waiting an eternity, my love?”

Greta: “What does my face say?”

Ernst: “Your beautiful face says that I should remain over here until I ensure that you don’t have a sharp weapon tucked under your napkin.” 875 more words