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The Divine Woman (1928)

[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening. He stops by for a last meal with his love, Marianne. He may be worried that when ... See full summary »

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Henry Legrand
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Mme. Pigonier
Dorothy Cumming ...
Mmme. Zizi Rouck, Marianne's Mother
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Jean Lery
Cesare Gravina ...
Gigi
Paulette Duval ...
Paulette
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Sonny Loy
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[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening. He stops by for a last meal with his love, Marianne. He may be worried that when he leaves she will find another soldier to love. They argue then embrace and, when the clock strikes midnight, he is still in her arms. Is desertion in the cards? Can the relationship survive the military demands and a soldier's obligations? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The magnetic Greta wins her greatest triumph in this drama of the show folks. (Print Ad- Cortland Standard, ((Cortland, NY)) 28 July 1928)

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Drama | Romance

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14 January 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher Divina  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$267,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$541,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$390,000
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(surviving fragment)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Swedish Film Institute holds two, newly restored, fragments of this film in their archives. They publicly screened these fragments on the 27th of February 2011. See more »

Connections

Referenced in MGM Parade: Episode #1.30 (1956) See more »

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10 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

FYI, the duration of the one-glorious-reel of this film is *exactly* nine minutes. It is frequently aired during the 15 minutes before a full-length Greta_Garbo film on TCM. At the start, it states that it is "Presented by Turner Entertainment Co.", with this sentence: "This is the only section of this film known to exist". The film has Russian text written in-frame with English subtitles. Only three of the cast appear in the 9 minutes: Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Polly Moran. Miss Garbo was about 23 years young in this film; her lusciousness and tender affection are stunning!


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