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Still photographs, and especially portraits, were of great importance to a movie career in the early days of film. Garbo kept these photographs throughout her life and passed them on to her family. (via L’Oeil de la Photo)
Greta Garbo was the undisputed queen of Hollywood from the mid-1920’s through the 1930’s. The combination of her extraordinary beauty and brilliant acting ability elevated her to international stardom from the beginning of her career while she was still in her early 20’s and newly arrived from Sweden. Photo: Ruth Harriet Louise