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Greta Garbo Fans

Group for the fans of the "Divine Garbo." An actress that still captivates the audience to this day and still keeps us intrigued.

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Top 5 Favorite Garbo Films

Started by Cait. Last reply by classic passion Jan 30, 2010. 4 Replies

Useful Garbo Website

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Garbo Films Online

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Comment by kareng on April 28, 2017 at 10:31pm

Greta's so great.  Love her silents.  Saw her recently in Love from 1926 think it was.  

Comment by Mistress Mylene on November 18, 2012 at 2:15pm

I remember years ago I read the book on her by Barry Paris. I adored her. I am a fan since years. But last year I read a book on her relationship to Salka Viertel and then the Karen Swenson book, and gosh, did I grow a dislike for the woman (not the actress or star).

So selfish, cold and rude, and how she used people. You had to play the game like she wanted it, or you were dumped. Never understood that friendship consists of giving and taking.

I always thought Swenson's book is one of the best, as fans praised it so much, but I was very disappointed by it. Not Swenson's fault, I guess. But there were books in which Garbo seemed very different and blessed with a sense of humor. In this one, she was just blah.



Comment by Robert ''Ricky'' Nunez on February 28, 2010 at 11:28pm
My most priced possession I own on Garbo is a mint condition hard cover book SOTHEBY'S The Greta Garbo Collection. which I remember was held April 15 1990. I was lucky enough to view the exhibition a few days before the auction. Viewing her personal items was a dream come true. I wish I could have been at the actual auction back then. In 2004 The MET here in New York held a collection of custumes from the Hollywood stars and one of hers and NORMA SHEARERS custumes took my breath away. Looking through the photos of her Manhattan pad is the next best thing to being in there. I tried in vain to see her in the streets of Manhattan in the 80's with my cousin to no avail. I hope one day Warner video will release the signature collection 2. I want Susan Lenox Her Fall and Rise, Painted Veil, Inspiration, Romance, As You Desire Me etc.
Comment by basilnelson on February 8, 2010 at 5:12am
I agree with 'classic passion'. There has been a disappointing response to my Garbo tribute videos so I will not be screening the rest of the series nor a second series of six videos. Regretfully I now intend to leave the group.
Comment by basilnelson on February 4, 2010 at 10:05am
Just uploaded my third Garbo tribute video today.
Comment by basilnelson on January 28, 2010 at 4:36am
I have just uploaded my second 'Movie Legends' Garbo tribute of a series of six tributes to be released every Thursday. (The first video was uploaded last Thursday for those who missed it).
Comment by the good fairy on November 12, 2009 at 4:59pm
By the way, the photoplay cover is simply stunning and I love the Ninotchka trailer! And they are so right - only Lubitsch could have made it! Such a brilliant movie and Greta was so fantastic in it!
Comment by the good fairy on November 12, 2009 at 4:53pm
Here's my first Greta Garbo tribute. Hope you like it. :)
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Comment by Cait on June 19, 2009 at 11:48am
Thought I'd share the trailer for Ninotchka since it will be playing this coming Tuesday on TCM in the U.S.

Comment by Lolita on April 30, 2009 at 7:53am
Cait:
Thanks a lot for that picture, it's lovely! Those ruby red lips enchanted me.
 

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