The actor and director answers your questions on how Ingmar Bergman changed her life, her feelings at receiving an honorary Oscar, and holidaying at a leper colony in Japan
BRANDON | The silent MGM film "Wild Orchids" (1929), a romantic thriller starring Greta Garbo, will be screened with live music at the Brandon Town Hall and Community Center, located at 1 Conant Sq. (U.S. Route 7) in Brandon, Saturday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. Brandon has recently become Vermont's "capital" for the revival in interest in silent films by both students and film fans. Live music will be provided by silent film accompanist Jeff Rapsis. Admission is free; donations are encouraged, with all proceeds supporting the ongoing restoration of Brandon Town Hall. The screening is sponsored by local residents Tracy Holden and Kirk Thomas.
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We have teamed up with KC Pet Project to host a weekly “creature feature” on a loveable and adoptable animal here in the KC Metro. This week’s local Adopt an Animal features Greta Garbo, a 14-year-old Domestic medium hair. She resides at the Kansas City Campus for Animal Care (7077 Elmwood Avenue in Kansas City, MO) where you can adopt her. Greta has been there since April 23.
Like much of the past 16 or so months of life on Earth, this year’s TCM Classic Film Festival is going to look different than what folks are used to. Instead of bringing classic film fans together in person in Hollywood for a few days of festivities, the entire line-up will be virtual, screening on both TCM and HBO Max. I sat down (at my computer, via Zoom) with several of the people involved in the festival, including TCM’s on-air hosts, some of the brains behind the programming, and a few legendary stars who are lending their reminiscences to the event.