Greta garbo 1905 1990 plays the lonely katrin in the painted veil, directed by richard boleslawski and based on the novel by w somerset maugham. Painted veil, the 1934 movie clip blithering idiot. If you are a fan of the writer you will like the film. The painted veil with naomi watts usa 2006 fan art.
Somerset maughams 1925 novel the painted veil, previously filmed rather beautifully in 1934 starring greta garbo and indifferently in 1957 as the seventh sin, is the tale of kitty naomi watts. The garden of allah 1936 the background shots of china were used again in the good earth 1937 the film was based on the 1925 novel of the same name, written by w. Garbo plays katrin very well and her leading men are not that bad. Jan 09, 2011 herbert seemed to be distant and boring the whole movie and overall he and garbo didnt show the great disconnection the couple has at the beginning. This film is not a camille, queen christina, ninotchka or anna karenina but it will leave its imprint on your memory for the beauty garbo exhibits from the opening scenes to the end of the film. The painted veil is a 1934 american drama film directed by richard boleslawski and starring greta garbo.
Alone after her sisters wedding, austrian olga greta garbo with her former schoolmate, brit doctor walter herbert marshall, in richard boleslawskis the painted veil, 1934, from the somerset maugham novel view the tcmdb entry for the painted veil 1934. She was best known for her portrayals of strongwilled heroines, most of them as compellingly enigmatic as garbo herself. This onepage guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of the painted veil by w. The painted veil has plenty of dialogue, but really functions like a silent movie. After her younger sister gets married, katrin greta garbo feels the pressure and hastily agrees to wed the earnest but uncharismatic dr. George brent had a short affair with garbo whilst filming the movie. Garbo marries marshall, a physician, and journeys with him to china. Anxious to see another world outside of her native austria, katrin koerber greta garbo, the daughter of a medical professor, marries british bacteriologist walter fane herbert marshall and. First published in 1925, the painted veil recounts the moral awakening of a vain, careless young woman, kitty ms. It is forbidden to reproduce the photograph out of context of the promotion of the film.
Garbo only made five more films after the painted veil, including two of her best known talkies, camille and ninotchka. Garbo, greta leading female star of the movie, the painted veil. Opening scene from director richard boleslawski, bride olga cecilia parker, her sister katrin greta garbo, her suitor walter herbert marshall and their parents jean hersholt, bodil rosing, from the painted veil, 1934, from the somerset maugham novel. Story from the filmset in treatment alternate scenes. Supersummary, a modern alternative to sparknotes and cliffsnotes, offers highquality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. It is a welldone film and others ive shown it to who arent garbomaniacs have enjoyed it as well. Garbo the painted veil classic movie posters wall art. She is the most miraculous blend of personality and sheer dramatic talent the screen has ever known.
Watts, who has been raised for a life of abject uselessness. It focuses on a young debutante named kitty garstin, who, after rejecting dozens of marriage proposals, finds herself marrying an eccentric doctor named walter fane. Dec 20, 2006 first published in 1925, the painted veil recounts the moral awakening of a vain, careless young woman, kitty ms. Street date june 11, 20 available through the warner archive collection 18. Herbert seemed to be distant and boring the whole movie and overall he and garbo didnt show the great disconnection the couple has at the beginning. Alone after her sisters wedding, austrian olga greta garbo with her former schoolmate, brit doctor walter herbert marshall, in richard boleslawskis the painted veil, 1934, from the somerset maugham novel. Somerset maugham, with a screenplay by john meehan, salka viertel, and edith fitzgerald, the film is about a woman who accompanies her new husband to china while he. The painted veil 1934 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Released in november 1934, so not technically a precode, but it still has a few scattered elements. The painted veil ist ein usamerikanischer spielfilm mit greta garbo.
On an aside note, its interesting to notice that the actor chosen for the role of the coward lover in the last movie, liev schreiber, looks very much like george brent. It is strikingly similar to garbo s silent, wild orchids 1928 but it also has a very interesting look at the orient. Walter fane herbert marshall and goes with him to china. The painted veil was directed by richard boleslawski operator 1934. Greta garbo in the film the painted veil 1934 silver. Somerset maugham novel was the source for the fairtomiddling greta garbo vehicle the painted veil.
Since it allows miss garbo to triumph once more over the emotional rubberstamps that the studios arrange for her, we must not be ungenerous about the painted veil, richard boleslawski has made. Greta garbo, swedish american actress who was one of the most glamorous and popular motionpicture stars of the 1920s and 30s. Apr 11, 2020 greta garbo, swedish american actress who was one of the most glamorous and popular motionpicture stars of the 1920s and 30s. In a situation comparable to the plotlines of most of her silent films, garbo is. Authentic vintage print, sold with or without frame. The movie database tmdb is a popular, user editable database for movies and tv shows. Garbo the painted veil classic movie posters wall art framed giclee printed on heavy paper that will never fade with beautiful vibrant colors. All actors greta garbo, herbert marshall, george brent, warner oland, jean hersholt, bodil rosing. It is strikingly similar to garbos silent, wild orchids 1928 but it also has a very interesting look at the orient.
In a situation comparable to the plotlines of most of her silent films, garbo is lovelessly married to herbert marshall, but carries a flaming torch for george brent. The painted veil by richard boleslawski greta garbo, herbert. Overworked medical missionary herbert marshall neglects beautiful wife. Greta garbo, herbert marshall, george brent, warner oland, jean hersholt, bodil rosing, katharine alexander, cecilia parker, soo. Garbo has never been lovelier, and her smile is a benison. The painted veil is the third screen adaptation of maughams bestselling novel of the same name. With naomi watts, edward norton, liev schreiber, catherine an. Richard boleslawski greta garbo, george brent movie poster usa. Garbo discuss the painted veil the movie database tmdb. Edward norton, naomi watts, toby jones, anthony wong chau sang and liev schreiber appear in the leading roles. The painted veil 1934 stream and watch online moviefone. Picture 1 photo of scene entitled greta garbo as katrin in the movie the painted veil.
The film centers on the results of a passionate extramarital affair. The painted veil quotes, movie quotes movie quotes. The best movie quotes, movie lines and film phrases by movie quotes. Or how i learned to stop worrying and love my husband. Oct 24, 2005 i have the painted veil in my film gallery and i like the movie. Among the supporting players in the painted veil are warner oland and keye luke. She lived in seclusion after that, with many offers but no real interest in coming back before the camera. The painted veil by richard boleslawski greta garbo. The painted veil is more of a tribute to the beauty of greta garbo than the best film version of this somerset maughn short story. This is the third film adaptation of the maugham book. Somerset maugham, which was first serialized in cosmopolitan and nashs magazine. Available in various sizes unframed or framed in classic flat matte black wood frame, not resin frames. Somerset maugham, with a screenplay by john meehan, salka viertel, and edith fitzgerald, the film is about a woman who accompanies her new husband to china while he conducts medical. Written by john meehan, salka viertel, edith fitzgerald from the book by w.
I have the painted veil in my film gallery and i like the movie. In a situation comparable to the plotlines of most of her silent films, garbo is lovelessly. Garbo the painted veil classic movie posters printed and framed in usa by museum outlets. A drama about adultery and atonement, the painted veil is bogged down by stiff execution. A british medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife. Her most famous roles were in anna karenina and camille. With a few exceptions, the drama is developed and played out on garbo s face as she reacts to those around her and considers her own questionable choices.
A tribute to greta garbo in the painted veil 1934 youtube. Greta garbo, herbert marshall, george brent, warner oland, jean hersholt, katharine alexander, richard boleslawski. Garbo also had at least one session with a portrait photographer. A wife neglected by her husband, a medical researcher in china, falls in love with a dashing diplomatic attache. Released 1934, the painted veil stars gretagarbo, herbertmarshall, georgebrent, warneroland the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 23 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. Garbo the painted veil classic movie posters wall art framed. Somerset maugham, with a screenplay by john meehan, salka viertel, and edith fitzgerald, the film is about a woman who accompanies her new husband to china while he conducts. The film was produced by hunt stromberg for metrogoldwynmayer. Somerset maughams novel is rather flat and forgettable, riding as far as it does on the magnetic allure of greta garbo. Greta garbo the painted veil photo by clarence sinclair bull, 1934 1934. The screenplay by ron nyswaner is based on the 1925 novel of the same title by w. She is magic in the early scenes, playful and engaging. For each mgm film garbo was photographed on the set by a still photographer.
The painted veil 2006 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. The painted veil is a 1925 novel by british author w. One year after 1933s queen christina, greta garbo again portrays a heroine. The painted veil is a 2006 american drama film directed by john curran. Greta garbo, the painted veil with images greta garbo. Visually, the painted veil has all the trappings of a stuffy period drama, but nortons and wattss deft portrayals of imperfect, complicated characters give. That same year, greta garbo was seen opposite herbert marshall who seemed to be everywhere in 1934 and george brent in richard boleslawskis the painted veil, which has several plot elements in common with wild orchids. The painted veil aint a classic, but as a bookend indicator of how garbod grown into the sound era and where movies seemed to be headed, its invaluable. With greta garbo, herbert marshall, george brent, warner oland. Sep 06, 2015 the painted veil is a 1934 american drama film directed by richard boleslawski and starring greta garbo.974 172 1514 926 1562 961 296 372 666 1529 718 670 932 814 326 1171 625 164 62 1309 1542 1536 1019 1619 859 22 148 221 383 1194 218 124 512 1336 503 994 687 152 1257 73 294 379 527 37 895