quiet_curiosity: (unimpressed)
Summary: Lillie is frustrated that her husband gives her little attention or affection. This doesn't much change after they make the acquaintanceship of Prince de Gace. Lillie knows about the Prince's penchant for cruelty but her husband is fascinated by him. Tensions swirl as Lillie deals with the, at first, unwanted affections of the Prince and tries to demand attention from her husband.

Starring: Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, Lewis Stone
Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Viewed Via: TCM/DVR
Current Commercial Availability: Warner Archive DVR Program

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To sum it all up: hated it.

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quiet_curiosity: (Frosty)
Summary: The life and loves of Emma, Lady Hamilton are dramatized with much of the second half focusing on her affair with Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Stars: Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, H.B. Warner, Ian Keith, Marie Dressler, Montagu Love, William Conklin
Director: Frank Lloyd

Viewed Via: TCM/DVR
Current Commercial Availability: Warner Archive DVD-R Program

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Overall, it's a pretty film with lots of ho-hum performances. I wouldn't steer someone away from viewing The Divine Lady, but I wouldn't suggest that one go out of their way to see it either.

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