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    Greta Garbo in "The Torrent" by Ruth Harriet Louise (MGM, 1926). Portrait Still (10" X 13").
    Vintage silver gelatin, double weight, satin finish photo. Swedish-born Greta Garbo makes her Hollywood debut here in this silent melodrama, as a poor Spanish girl who creates a sensation on the stage in Madrid. Garbo was twenty-one when this gorgeous portrait was taken by MGM's Ruth Harriet Louise, the first female photographer in Hollywood, and just twenty-three herself. Recto: Ruth Harriet Louise embossed blind stamp. Verso: MGM Louise credit stamp in purple ink. As one of the earliest portraits of the star, this is a rare gem for collectors. Very Fine.


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