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Superlative image of this Oslo born film star. Greta Nissen (1906-1982) began her career as a ballerina in Norway, then on to Broadway, and into the silent movies. She was relatively successful, and did make the transition to the talkies, but retired from the business in the 1930s. What we've been able to gather suggests that although she had the reputation of being quite a fine actress, her Norwegian accent was just a bit too heavy for the talkies in the US, and later in Britain.
Card published by Cinemagazine-Editions Paris, which produced, in our opinion, some of the finest film star images of the period. A very nice unposted card, circa late 1920s.
Please examine our high res scans for detail.

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Greta Nissen, Norwegian /American Dancer and Film Star, circa 1920s


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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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