GARBO by John Bainbridge

GARBO

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A dispassionate appraisal of Greta Garbo still does not blunt the special fascination of the simple Swedish girl who became a legend in her own lifetime. She modelled hats until her face appeared in commercial films and she secured a scholarship at the Royal Dramatic Theatre Academy. And from then on the 24 pictures, in which she starred, and all the characteristics that brought her a lonely splendour, are warmly shown to bring back the magic of a same that endures.

Pub Date: March 24th, 1955
Publisher: Doubleday