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Garbo

Greta , real name Greta Lovisa Gustafson. 1905--90, US film actress, born in Sweden. Her films include Grand Hotel (1932), Queen Christina (1933), Anna Karenina (1935), Camille (1936), and Ninotchka (1939)
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Garbo gave few formal interviews and I believe her last was in the Fifties.
Throughout most of her screen career, Garbo pressured her studio bosses for greater artistic control over her films and career.
Throughout her career, Garbo was nominated for an Oscar but never won the award.
Garbo became an American citizen in 1951 and a few years later won an Honorary Oscar for "her unforgettable screen performances.
Daum, a film director working at the United Nations, met Garbo by accident at a 1963 New Year's Day party in New York.
According to the author, their affair had ended with such a deeply personal betrayal on Marlene's part that Garbo flatly refused to acknowledge her existence for the rest of their lives - even when the two simultaneously shared lovers, including the writer Mercedes de Acosta, who is really the linchpin in this story of same-sex relationships among the Hollywood set.
The final purchase of Garbo took his final spend up to around pounds 100,000 but he hopes to make more than pounds 250,000 when his collection goes under the hammer.
The best of the lot is the 1939 ``Ninotchka,'' directed by Ernst Lubitsch, which touted the fact that Garbo laughs.
1927: Greta Garbo and John Gilbert - real-life lovers - shocked cinemagoers in New York by their uninhibited kissing in the silent film Flesh And The Devil.
The silent film - about temptress Garbo inspiring a duel between her husband and a soldier - will have an orchestral accompaniment from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic at the screening on 26 June.
Queen Christina, a film about the 17th-century lesbian queen, was deliberately chosen as a vehicle for the masculine Garbo, and producer Irving B.