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The Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre Dumas Fils

They are suns which set as they rose, unobserved. Their death, when they die young, is heard by all their lovers at the same moment, for in Paris almost all the lovers of a well-known woman are friends. 1,458 more words

Ink Marks On Empty Dreams

3 Women Fame Forgot

All We Know: Three Lives By Lisa Cohen

Fame, somewhat broadly defined as being known for your accomplishments outside your circle, bypassed Esther Murphy, Mercedes de Acosta, and Madge Garland. 629 more words


The Importance of Symmetry

This week, keep in mind the symmetry of Greta Garbo. (Also, everything you need to know about Garbo’s relationship with John Gilbert—whom she stood up at the altar—is written here in this Steichen photo.)

Tarnished Screen

Where is my mind...

Last June I went to see the delightful romantic comedy “Man Up”. I now have the film myself and watched it again the other night, and yes, it is still just as delightful as I remembered it to be! 293 more words

At The Movies

The story of my life is about back entrances, side doors, secret...

The story of my life is about back entrances, side doors, secret elevators and other ways of getting in and out of places so that people won’t bother me. 7 more words

Greta Garbo

First Look: This Cross-Dressing Queen Became Europe’s Most Famous Lesbian Monarch

The official U.S. trailer has just been released for the latest release from Finnish auteur Mika Kaurismaki — an ambitious period drama about the cross-dressing queen of Sweden who also went down in history (so to speak) as the world’s most famous lesbian monarch. 221 more words