The Mysterious Lady
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Based on a lugubrious novel by Ludwig Wolff, The Mysterious Lady is a romance/espionage tailored to the talents of Greta Garbo. The divine Miss G plays an alluring Russian spy, directly answerable to satanic-featured general Gustav von Seyffertitz. While she's accustomed to fomenting suicides and apoplexy amongst her male victims, Garbo cannot help but become romantically involved with Austrian-officer Conrad Nagel. Forced to choose between her love of Russia and her love for Nagel, Garbo decides upon the latter--meaning that there's a bullet in the future for vonSeyfertitz. For all… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Using up 83 minutes to unload this yarn is ridiculous."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"A fascinating, beautifully crafted film that never quite seems to know what it wants to be, but waffles about with such grace and style that you finally don't care."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Garbo acquits herself well as the tortured lover."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Garbo"
‑ Beth Accomando, KPBS.org
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