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Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; Swedish: ...

wikipedia - 27 Dec 2017
Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; Swedish: [ˈɡreːˈta lʊˈviːˈsa ˈɡɵstafˈsɔn]; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990), was a Swedish-born American film actress during the 1920s and 1930s. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and received an honorary one in 1954 for her "luminous and unforgettable screen performances." In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifth on their list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema, after Ka
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How to enjoy Greta Garbo's 'Two-Faced Woman'

San Francisco Chronicle - 13 Jul 2018
“Two Faced Woman” has gone down in history as the awful comedy that was so bad it wrecked Greta Garbo's career. But what was truly bad about it was imposed later, with the addition of a single scene that wrecked the whole movie — so the trick is to ...
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'Love, Cecil' looks back at a dandy ahead of his time

MetroWest Daily News - 19 Jul 2018
Somehow, he found time to court Greta Garbo, who like him, was believed to be bisexual. Yet, Beaton's name has shamefully never reached household-level. But the fascinating documentary, “Love, Cecil,” should help resolve that. It's directed by Lisa ...
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'Love, Cecil' pays homage to famed photographer, designer Beaton

Boston Herald - 20 Jul 2018
In addition to three Oscars, two of which he won for the film version of “My Fair Lady” (1964), Beaton, who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1972 and who declares Greta Garbo the most beautiful woman he ever met (and perhaps had an affair with), was ...
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Santa Monica Daily Press - 19 Jul 2018
Beaton had affairs with many men (it was illegal to be gay in England; his butler says he was discreet behind closed doors) and one allegedly with none other than Greta Garbo, whom he photographed and even asked to marry. He never found his one ...
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Paul Allen Asks $150 Million for 120 Acres of LA Land

Mansion Global - 10 Jul 2018
The Microsoft billionaire is selling what was named 'Enchanted Hill' by Greta Garbo for nearly eight times what he paid. It is one of the largest undeveloped parcels left in Beverly Hills. BY Katherine Clarke. | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON July 10, 2018.
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'Love, Cecil' looks back at the fabulous career of Cecil Beaton

The Boston Globe - 18 Jul 2018
He was, in fact, very good at having things both ways. Discreetly gay, Beaton described himself as “a terrible, terrible homosexualist.” Yet he very indiscreetly publicized his affair with the woman some considered the most beautiful in the world ...
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Attention, Please: Anne Tyler Has Something to Say

New York Times - 05 Jul 2018
Tyler is not a recluse, exactly — or, as one critic called her, the Greta Garbo of the literary world — but she's a creature of rigorous habit, rooted in Baltimore, her home for the last 51 years and one she seldom leaves. She doesn't do interviews ...
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The Complex, International History of Fortuny

Architectural Digest - 09 Jul 2018
Through her Madison Avenue showroom, McNeill Lee introduced Fortuny to clients including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, actress Greta Garbo, and fellow designer Albert Hadley—whose own clients included Brooke Astor, William and Babe Paley, and ...
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Mick LaSalle's Movie Pick: “Ninotchka” (1939)

San Francisco Chronicle - 06 Jul 2018
Greta Garbo made two comedies in her career. The first and more successful of these was “Ninotchka” (1939).It's a really good movie and one of the few of her pictures that might have been almost as good with someone else in the lead role. As such ...
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Liliane Montevecchi, Tony Winner for 'Nine,' Dies at 85

New York Times - 01 Jul 2018
She earned another Tony nomination, for a 1989 musical adaptation of “Grand Hotel,” in which she was Grushinskaya, the high-strung ballerina, nostalgic for her glory days, played by Greta Garbo in the 1932 film. Later, when she worked in cabaret ...
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Critic's Picks: A July To-Do List for Film Buffs in LA

Hollywood Reporter - 28 Jun 2018
Look no further than the July 7 double bill of the subversive 1939 comedy Ninotchka, starring Greta Garbo in one of her final roles, and the classic 1940 romantic comedy The Shop Around the Corner, featuring Margaret Sullivan and James Stewart as a ...
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Derek Jeter's Upstate New York Castle Can Now Be Your Home

Variety - 27 Jun 2018
A quirky, castle-like compound owned by retired New York Yankees superstar Derek Jeter in the quaint village of Greenwood Lake, N.Y., once a fashionable Upstate New York summer resort community that attracted the likes of Greta Garbo, Babe Ruth and ...
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Film Review: 'Love, Cecil'

Variety - 30 Jun 2018
(Most of them were men, but they included Greta Garbo.) Throughout the film, we see clips of an in-depth TV interview with Beaton from the '70s (he died in 1980, at the age of 76), and he comes off as a more dryly grounded version of Quentin Crisp as ...
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Our Towns Calendar: 6/25

Toledo Blade - 25 Jun 2018
Secor Metropark program, 10001 W. Central Ave.; Open Late So Make it a Date, National Center for Nature Photography, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, the gallery is open, come experience the beautiful images at the National Center for Nature Photography, light ...
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Community Calendar

Sandusky Register - 27 Jun 2018
Fremont Birchard Public Library Teen Canvas Painting: 5-6:30 p.m. Grades 7-12 create canvas to take home, registration required; Movie Classic Club: 1:30-4 p.m. 1939 movie with Greta Garbo., 419-334-7101. Gibsonburg Birchard Public ...

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