Born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden. Died on April 15, 1990, New York City, New York.
One of the most famous actresses from the "Golden Age" of Hollywood, with film credits that cross over from the silent era into "talkies" and in terms of celebrity fame, transcending into a whole other realm of stardom.
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Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Movemaking
352 pages - Published by Harry N. Abrams
"This is, quite simply, one of the finest books I’ve ever read about Hollywood." Leonard Maltin
Reproduces in full color scores of entertaining and insightful pieces of correspondence from some of the most notable and talented film industry names of all time—from the silent era to the golden age, and up through the pre-email days of the 1970s. Annotated by the authors to provide backstories and further context. Greta Garbo, Alfred Hitchcock, Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Katharine Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Elia Kazan, Cary Grant, Francis Ford Coppola, Tom Hanks, and Jane Fonda.