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    Greta Garbo in "Conquest" Publicity Still (MGM, 1937). Still (10" X 13"). Vintage black and white, double weight, satin finish still. One of Greta Garbo's last films before her voluntary retirement from Hollywood in 1941, this is the story of Polish countess Marie Walewska (Garbo), who becomes the mistress of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (Charles Boyer) in an effort to convince him to grant Poland independence. A lavish production, the film lost a fortune for MGM, a fate that might have weighed heavily in Garbo's decision to put an end to her show business career. There is a studio snipe attached on the reverse. This glorious portrait of the luminous star is in superb condition, with only a small crease in the bottom right and a very small corner bend in the bottom left keeping it from an even higher grade. Very Fine+.

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    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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