Sunday, March 04, 2007

Star Of the month "Greta Garbo"

"There are some who want to get married and others who don't. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead"
Greta Garbo
  • When Greta Garbo arrived Hollywood . Louis B. Mayer informed Her director \Mentor\ Boyfriend Mouritz Stiller " American Men Don't like Fat Women" She lost her weight as well as stiller whose career was dried up as her soared. She refused to return to Sweden with him.

  • On her arrival in Hollywood in late 1925, Garbo was sent to Max Factor seeking 'make-up dramatization' for her first American screen test. Of the early Garbo, Factor said, "She has natural eyelashes more lovely than any artificial lashes I can supply.

  • She was Adolf Hitler Favorite Actress.

  • Garbo And Marlene Dietrich shared a Lesbian lover, The socialite Mercedes De Acosta.

  • At Mayer 's insistence She agreed to appeared in a premiere of Camille . She wore her pajamas under her fur coat , Waved to her fans walk out to the door without bothering watching the film.

  • In "Ninotchka," Garbo gave a brilliant comedy performance in one of MGM's best pictures to date. Louis B. Mayer sent her a huge bunch of flowers on the first day of shooting; she returned it without a word.

  • The appeal of Garbo was androgynous and enormous: at the peak of her success she was reputed to receive ninety thousand letters a month, 80 percent of them from women.

  • Except at the very beginning of her career, she granted no interviews, signed no autographs, attended no premieres, and answered no fan mail.
  • Garbo First talkie Anna Christie ,was highly publicize by MGM with the promo line "Garbo Talks!!!!" Her first Comedy "Ninotchka" Was dub " Garbo Laugh !!" When " Camille" was released. Some suggested the ad should read " Garbo Coughs!!"

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