Madame Curie
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Greer Garson stars as the title character of Marvin LeRoy's fact-based biographical portrait. As the film opens, it is the turn of the century; Polish-born Curie is an impoverished student living in Paris. One of her professors, Jean Perot (Albert Basserman), offers her the opportunity to earn money by studying the magnetic properties of steel. When Pierre Curie (Walter Pidgeon, teaming with Garson for the third time), a meek scientist, begins working side-by-side with the young woman, his admiration for her scientific acumen soon turns to love, although he is too shy to express his… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

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"With an eye on the Oscars, this typical MGM biopic of the 1940s, a chronicle of the famous French scientists, is middlebrow and inspirational, teaming for the third time Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"...not only a tribute to a great pioneer of science, it is a lasting tribute to good filmmaking and a most entertaining motion picture."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"...undone by its emphasis on scientific matters and unmistakable Oscar-bait sort of vibe."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Surprisingly watchable, given its iffy subject matter."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"one of the most engaging biopics of its era"
‑ Christopher Null,
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