Cinema: The New Pictures Sep. 1, 1930

Romance (Metro -Goldwyn -Mayer). Here is Greta Garbo postured superbly against the brownstone elegance of Manhattan 30 years ago—Garbo in Watteau hats and waisted dresses which perfectly become both her figure and the gracefully nostalgic story of a forfeited love. It is Edward Sheldon's old play in which Doris Keane starred for so long on the stage, an adaptation arranged in flashbacks, directed by Clarence Brown, with Lewis Stone as the middle-aged lover to whom Garbo returns after an interlude with a clergyman. For some reason the script makes her an Italian...

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