Tag: Greta Garbo

May 2, 2015 /

Oh, my darlings — you must click on the great big letters at the bottom of this post and let Ms. Harrington regale you with the details of this diet. She is wonderfully funny! By Rebecca Harrington In the thirties, famously reclusive actress Greta Garbo met self-described “doctor of natural…

October 26, 2014 /
October 21, 2014 /

Three different films and a face that goes from transcendentally beautiful to very eerie, with a little movie magic…

September 23, 2014 /

Here’s the set up: Ninotchka commenting on western decadence – (looking at a ladies’ hat in a display window)  How can such a civilization survive which permits their women to put things like that on their heads? It won’t be long now comrades. And then she meets Melvyn Douglas and…

April 28, 2014 /

After Other Voices was published, Truman came wafting into the office one day and told me that Vogue wanted him to go to Hollywood for two weeks to write the impressions of a young writer who had never before been there. They offered him two thousand and expenses for two…