As always, I would like to thank everybody who took the time to participate in my Third Annual Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon. This is my favorite blogathon, and its great to see that the Barrymore’s are receiving an outpouring of love. Now that the Barrymore’s are over for another year, I thought that its time to announce my next blogathon, this time dedicated to the distinguishable figure known as Greta Garbo.
Remembered for her mystique charm, and sexual allure, the luminous presence of Greta Garbo continues to remain a star attraction. The film studios held her in high esteem, and audiences revered her, but as much as her success kept ascending, Garbo was tired of the life that Hollywood had to offer, and in 1941, she left the movies to live the life that she had always wanted to lead.
Greta Garbo was born on September 18th, 1905, and passed away on April 15th, 1990. I would have held the blogathon on her birthday, but because that is fast approaching, I’ve decided to hold it in November to coincide with the 78th anniversary of the release of one of Garbo’s most acclaimed films, Ninotchka.
1. You can write about any film starring Greta Garbo, or any aspect of her life and career that piques your interest. If you have a topic in mind but not sure whether its suitable, just run it by me, and I will gladly help. There is also no limit on how many posts you want to write. I admire the enthusiasm of those wonderful bloggers who submit two or more entries. And secondly, I am allowing duplicates for this blogathon. I understand that some of Garbo’s films are not readily available, so duplicates are welcome.
2. As stated above, the blogathon will take place on November. 20 – 23, 2017. Please submit your posts on any of those dates. If you wish to post early, that’s fine, though I won’t link the posts until the day the blogathon arrives.
3. To express your interest in participating in the blogathon, leave a comment on my blog, along with the name and URL of your blog, and the subject you wish to cover, or you can always register by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For those of you who wish to register by email, please be sure to include the name and URL of your blog, and the topic you wish to cover. Once you get confirmation, please choose one of the banners and advertise it on your blog. I look forward to seeing you all in November to celebrate the one and only Greta Garbo.
THE GRETA GARBO BLOGATHON ROSTER:
In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood: Greta Garbo tribute post, and Torrent ( 1926 )
The Wonderful World Of Cinema: Ninotchka ( 1939 )
Wolffian Classic Movies Digest: Camille ( 1936 )
Critica Retro: Flesh and the Devil ( 1926 )
Maddy Loves Her Classic Films: Grand Hotel ( 1932 )
Karavansara: Queen Christina ( 1933 )
The Dream Book Blog: Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich.
Thoughts All Sorts: Anna Karenina ( 1935 )
The Stop Button: Two Faced Woman ( 1941 )
Life With Books and Movies: Grand Hotel ( 1932 )
Taking Up Room: Grand Hotel ( 1932 ), Ninotchka ( 1939 ), and Greta Garbo’s time at MGM.
Sat In Your Lap: Queen Christina ( 1933 ) and Ninotchka ( 1939 )
Christina Wehner: The Temptress ( 1926 )
Pure Entertainment Preservation Society: The Kiss ( 1929 )
Life’s Daily Lessons Blog: The Painted Veil ( 1934 )
Silver Screenings: Camille ( 1936 )
Linda Sandahl: As You Desire Me ( 1932 )
Anybody Got A Match?: As You Desire Me ( 1932 )
Lauren Champkin: Anna Karenina ( 1935 )
Random Pictures: The Joyless Street ( 1925 )
Old Hollywood Films: Greta Garbo’s scandalous roles in the 1930’s.
Prince of Hollywood: A Woman of Affairs ( 1928 )
Real Weegie Midget Reviews: The Painted Veil ( 1934 )
Love Letters To Old Hollywood: Looking At Garbo Through The Eyes Of Others.
Top Ten Film Lists: Wild Orchids ( 1929 )