The Temptress
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The Temptress
The Temptress was Greta Garbo's second American film, and while it may strike modern viewers as excessively melodramatic, Garbo is always worth watching. The star plays Elena, the wife of Monsieur Canterac (Lionel Barrymore) -- and the mistress of rich Parisian banker Monsieur Fontenoy (Marc MacDermott). When the banker's Argentine friend Robledo (Antonio Moreno), a dynamic young engineer, pays a visit to Paris, the fickle Elena immediately falls in love with him. Upon learning that Fontenoy has lost his fortune, Elena dumps him and returns to her husband, whereupon the banker kills… More
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"In many respects this picture is a distinguished piece of work, wherein Fred Niblo, the director, keeps the audience on the qui vive."
‑ Mordaunt Hall, New York Times
"Outdated and overly melodramatic."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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