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The Mysterious Lady (1928)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  4 August 1928 (USA)
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An attractive Russian spy seduces an Austrian officer in order to get some important plans, but when she actually falls in love with him, both of them are placed in a dangerous situation.

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Karl von Raden
Gustav von Seyffertitz ...
General Boris Alexandroff
Albert Pollet ...
Max Heinrich
Edward Connelly ...
Colonel von Raden
Richard Alexander ...
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Austrian Captain Karl von Raden attends the opera one evening, and meets Tania. After the performance, he takes her home, and the two of them spend the next day on a romantic outing. That evening, Karl must deliver some important plans to Berlin. Just before boarding his train, he learns that Tania is really a Russian spy. She comes to see him aboard the train, and admits that she set things up on purpose so as to meet him, but she also insists that she truly has fallen in love with him. When Karl rebuffs her coldly, she steals the plans, which leads to him being court-martialed and imprisoned. Karl's influential uncle is able to provide him with one last chance to clear his name. Written by Snow Leopard

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GRETA GARBO AND CONRAD NAGEL The Screen's Newest Discovery of Perfect Young Lovers See more »

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Drama | Romance

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4 August 1928 (USA)  »

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A Dama Misteriosa  »

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$337,000 (estimated)
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the Legend begins...
5 March 2001 | by (dallas,texas) – See all my reviews

If you care for Garbo's sound movies go back and see what made her such a sensational international star. This one is a delight. She is most seductive with the grace and glide of an animal. One of my favorite of all of her films. You can easily see why people became Garbomanics. There was nothing like her on the screen...before or since.


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