Queen Christina (1933) – Rouben Mamoulian

  My time with Greta Garbo continues as I continue to explore the recommended titles from my viewing of Anna Karenina for the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book. This time, it’s 1933’s Queen Christina. High melodrama to be sure! Garbo plays the titular Christina, a 17th century Swedish Monarch, who is put…

The Devil is a Woman (1935) – Josef von Sternberg

  The final pairing of von Sternberg and MarleneĀ Dietrich is this film, and it is also the final recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for my screening of The Blue Angel. This time around, Dietrich, who plays Concha Perez, is nothing but trouble. And, she doesn’t even get any proper…