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Garbo

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Joan Crawford examines the legend
Greta Garbo is ageless. Though Hollywood's greatest star has retired from the screen, her spell has lost none of its power. Her films are rediscovered by each new generation. And the woman herself has become a living legend, a mysterious stranger ' wanting to be alone.' No star fell in love as often as Garbo did 6n the screen, but was she herself happy? ' I live in a corner. I am typically alone. I wish it could be otherwise, but it cannot.'
Tonight's programme looks at Garbo's art and life through her films-some never before shown on British television.
Extracts by courtesy of MGM include: Camille, Ninotchka, Queen Christina, Marie Walewska , Two Faced Woman, Flesh and the Devil
Written by ALEXANDER WALKER Produced by FRED BURNLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Crawford
Unknown: Greta Garbo
Unknown: Marie Walewska
Written By: Alexander Walker
Produced By: Fred Burnley

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