The Painted Veil 1934

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The Painted Veil ★★½ 1934

Adaptation of a W. Somerset Maugham story. Garbo, once again the disillusioned wife turning to the affections of another man, is magnificent, almost eclipsing the weak script. Lost money at the box office, but for Garbo fans, an absolute must. 83m/ B VHS . Greta Garbo, Herbert Marshall, George Brent, Warner Oland, Jean Hersholt; D: Richard Boleslawski; C: William H. Daniels.