Original Australian Daybill Movie Poster Camille (1936) Re-Issue
Camille is a 1936 American romantic drama film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer directed by George Cukor and produced by Irving Thalberg and Bernard H. Hyman, from a screenplay by James Hilton, Zoë Akins, and Frances Marion.The picture is based on the 1848 novel and 1852 play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas. The film stars Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Jessie Ralph, Henry Daniell, and Laura Hope Crews. It grossed $2,842,000.The film inspired Milton Benjamin to write and publish a song called " I'll Love Like Robert Taylor, Be My Greta Garbo". Camille was included in Time Magazine's All-Time 100 Movies in 2005. Camille has been well received by critics since its release and the role of Marguerite is generally regarded as Greta Garbo's finest screen performance. It was nominated at the 1937 Academy Awards for a Best Actress Oscar in a Leading Role - Greta Garbo.