Greta Garbo and John Barrymore in Grand Hotel  (Edmund Goulding, 1932)

Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.


From The Mysterious Lady (1928).

Greta Garbo: alone star.

Greta Garbo


"With Edison in the can, he drove to Palm Springs for a long weekend at La Quinta and was introduced by Tim Whelan to Greta Garbo. “It would be a pleasure, Mr. Tracy, to play in one of your pictures sometime,” Garbo said to him. “And I would be delighted to play even a butler in one of your films, Miss Garbo,” he responded.”

- Spencer Tracy: A Biography


Greta Garbo and Clark Gable.

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo, 1925.

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