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Encyclopedia > Camille (1936 film)
Camille

Theatrical Poster
Directed by George Cukor
Produced by Irving Thalberg
Bernard H. Hyman
Written by James Hilton
Zoe Akins
Frances Marion
Story:
Alexandre Dumas, fils
Starring Greta Garbo
Robert Taylor
Lionel Barrymore
Music by Herbert Stothart
Edward Ward
Cinematography William H. Daniels
Karl Freund
Editing by Margaret Booth
Distributed by MGM
Release date(s) December 12, 1936 (USA)
Running time 109 minutes
Country United States
Language English
All Movie Guide profile
IMDb profile

Camille is an American 1936 drama film directed by George Cukor and produced by Irving Thalberg and Bernard H. Hyman, from a screenplay by James Hilton, Zoe Akins and Frances Marion.[1] Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... George Dewey Cukor (July 7, 1899 – January 24, 1983) was an American film director. ... Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 - September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures. ... James Hilton (September 9, 1900 - December 20, 1954) was a popular English novelist of the first half of the 20th century. ... Zoe Akins (born October 30, 1886; died October 29, 1958) was an American playwright. ... Frances Marion Frances Marion (November 18, 1888 - May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the twentieth century. ... Alexandre Dumas, fils (July 27, 1824 – November 27, 1895) was the son of Alexandre Dumas, père, who followed in his fathers footsteps becoming a celebrated author and playwright. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Robert Taylor in Quo Vadis? Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911, Filley, Nebraska - June 8, 1969, Santa Monica, California), was an American actor. ... Lionel Barrymore Herbert Lionel Blyth (April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 15, 1954 in Van Nuys, California) was an American actor of stage, radio and film. ... William H. Daniels (December 1, 1901 - June 14, 1970) was a film cinematographer best known as Greta Garbos personal lensman. ... Karl W. Freund (January 16, 1890-May 3, 1969) was a German cinematographer who worked on over 100 films, including Metropolis (1927), Dracula (1931), and Key Largo (1948). ... Margaret Booth (January 16, 1898 - October 28, 2002) was a film editor. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... A drama film is a film that depends mostly on in-depth character development, interaction, and highly emotional themes. ... George Dewey Cukor (July 7, 1899 – January 24, 1983) was an American film director. ... Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 - September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures. ... A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture. ... James Hilton (September 9, 1900 - December 20, 1954) was a popular English novelist of the first half of the 20th century. ... Zoe Akins (born October 30, 1886; died October 29, 1958) was an American playwright. ... Frances Marion Frances Marion (November 18, 1888 - May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the twentieth century. ...


The picture is based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Lady of the Camellias (French: La Dame aux Camélias) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in 1848. ... Alexandre Dumas, fils (July 27, 1824 – November 27, 1895) was the son of Alexandre Dumas, père, who followed in his fathers footsteps becoming a celebrated author and playwright. ...


The film stars Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Jessie Ralph, Henry Daniell, and Laura Hope Crews. This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Robert Taylor in Quo Vadis? Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911, Filley, Nebraska - June 8, 1969, Santa Monica, California), was an American actor. ... Lionel Barrymore Herbert Lionel Blyth (April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 15, 1954 in Van Nuys, California) was an American actor of stage, radio and film. ... Elizabeth Allan, who usually goes by the name Liz Allan (commonly misspelled, even in the published comics themselves, as Liz Allen), is a fictional comic book character in the Marvel Comics universe, part of the supporting cast of Spider-Man (Peter Parker). ... Jessie Ralph Chambers (November 5, 1864 - May 30, 1944) was an American stage and screen actress, best known for her matronly roles in many classic motion pictures. ... Henry Daniell (March 5, 1894, London – October 31, 1963) was an English actor, best known for his villainous screen roles, but who had a long and prestigious career on stage as well as in films. ... Laura Hope Crews (b. ...


The film inspired Milton Benjamin to write and publish a song called "I'll Love Like Robert Taylor, Be My Greta Garbo."


Camille was included in Time Magazine's All-Time 100 Movies in 2005.[2] It was also included at #33 in AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions. Part of the AFI 100 Years. ...

Contents

Plot

Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.

The films tells of Marguerite Gauthier (Greta Garbo). She's born into a lower class family, but in time becomes the well known Dame Camille living in high society in Paris. This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Floating not submerging) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ...


Camille finances are paid by the wealthy Baron de Varville (Henry Daniell), but after many years of making money from her looks Camille falls in love with Armand (Robert Taylor), a handsome young man. Henry Daniell (March 5, 1894, London – October 31, 1963) was an English actor, best known for his villainous screen roles, but who had a long and prestigious career on stage as well as in films. ... There are many people known as Bob Taylor or Robert Taylor, including: Robert Taylor (developer) (born 1972-present), Owner of FlashExtensions. ...


Armand is attracted to Camille and she's prepared to give up the Baron and be with Armand.


However, Armand's father (Lionel Barrymore) begs Camille to turn away from his son, knowing her past will ruin his future in Paris. Lionel Barrymore Herbert Lionel Blyth (April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 15, 1954 in Van Nuys, California) was an American actor of stage, radio and film. ...


Realizing the painful wisdom of his advice, Camille rejects Armand, who continues to pursue her even as Camille contracts a serious case of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for Tubercle Bacillus) is a common and deadly infectious disease that is caused by mycobacteria, primarily Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ...

Spoilers end here.

Cast

Poster with a stylised portrait of Greta Garbo.
Poster with a stylised portrait of Greta Garbo.

Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... There are many people known as Bob Taylor or Robert Taylor, including: Robert Taylor (developer) (born 1972-present), Owner of FlashExtensions. ... Lionel Barrymore Herbert Lionel Blyth (April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 15, 1954 in Van Nuys, California) was an American actor of stage, radio and film. ... Elizabeth Allan, who usually goes by the name Liz Allan (commonly misspelled, even in the published comics themselves, as Liz Allen), is a fictional comic book character in the Marvel Comics universe, part of the supporting cast of Spider-Man (Peter Parker). ... Jessie Ralph Chambers (November 5, 1864 - May 30, 1944) was an American stage and screen actress, best known for her matronly roles in many classic motion pictures. ... Henry Daniell (March 5, 1894, London – October 31, 1963) was an English actor, best known for his villainous screen roles, but who had a long and prestigious career on stage as well as in films. ... Lenore Ulric (born July 21, 1892 in New Ulm, Minnesota, died December 30, 1970 in Orangeburg, New York) was a star of the Broadway stage and Hollywood films of the silent film early sound era. ... Laura Hope Crews (b. ... Wilson Benge (March 1, 1875 – July 1, 1955) was a British actor mostly in American films from the silent days. ...

Awards

Wins

Nominations New York Film Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor excellence in cinema worldwide by an organization of film reviewers from New York City-based publications. ...

  • Academy Awards: Oscar; Best Actress in a Leading Role, Greta Garbo; 1938.

Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ Camille at the Internet Movie Database.
  2. ^ Time magazine.

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ...

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