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Susan Lenox , (Rising to Fame), (The Rise of Helga)

Susan Lenox , (Rising to Fame), (The Rise of Helga) (1931)

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Release Date: Oct 10, 1931 Limited

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It was once theorized by critic Andrew Sarris that this 1931 Greta Garbo vehicle was subtitled "Her Fall & Rise" rather than the expected "Rise & Fall," because Hollywood--and by extension, the public--could not tolerate a failure. Whatever the case, modern audiences will latch onto Susan Lennox not because of its cumbersome title but because of its one-time-only pairing of Garbo and Clark Gable. Fleeing an arranged marriage with Alan Hale, Sr.,, Swedish farmer's daughter Garbo takes temporary

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Drama, Action & Adventure, Romance

Nov 21, 1990

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A second-tier Garbo potboiler is still worth watching, even if the plot is preposterous, plus it's the only film the Divine made with the then rising star, Clark Gable.

January 6, 2009 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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