Greta Garbo, Hollywood Icon: Feminist or Victim?

Code: SL61801

Dates: March 19, 2022

Meets: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $49.00

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With her breathtaking beauty and enigmatic persona, Greta Garbo was the ultimate Hollywood icon, in both film and fashion. The world's most mysterious star will be looked at in terms of her private life, as well as her classic films, including, Flesh and the Devil, Mata Hari, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, and Ninotchka. A co-star once asked her what kind of woman she was. She answered, "honest." Beyond the perfection of her face and those glorious costumes, her myth is rooted in her integrity. But, what was her "honesty"? She left Hollywood at the peak of her fame at 36. Our question, of course, is why? Tea and scones are included.
Fee: $49.00

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CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)Course Fee$ 49.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Member Fee$ 40.00

Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
Radnor, PA 19087
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Catherine Robert

Catherine Jeanne Robert, PhD, BA, Connecticut College for Women, MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, has taught at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges. She is currently on the faculty of the University of The Arts with a joint appointment in Liberal Arts and Dance Studies. Dr. Robert wrote her dissertation under the direction of Dr. Robert Regan.

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