Queen Christina

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Queen Christina

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The wise and peace-loving Queen Christina (Greta Garbo) has ruled Sweden since the age of 6, when her heroic father died in battle. Pressured to marry her cousin Karl Gustav (Reginald Owen) and produce an heir, the queen slips away incognito and ends up at a country inn, where she meets and falls in love with Antonio (John Gilbert), a Spanish envoy on his way to the palace. However, Count Magnus, himself in love with the queen, does not approve of her foreign lover.

Release details

Release date: Tuesday December 26 1933
Duration: 97 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Screenwriter: HM Harwood, Salka Viertel, SN Behrman
Cast: Greta Garbo
John Gilbert
Ian Keith
Lewis Stone
Elizabeth Young
C Aubrey Smith
Reginald Owen
Gustav von Seyffertitz
Akim Tamiroff
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