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greta (grāˑ·tä)),

n a traditional pre-paration originating from Mexico used to relieve empacho, an infection thought to be related to the obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract. There have been reports of lead poisoning from greta. See Azarcón.
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GETARIA, Spain: Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, the son of a Basque fisherman who revolutionized women's fashions in the 1950s and 60s and adorned such icons as Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, has been honored with a museum in his hometown.
Scheduled to speak this Thursday at the reception to launch the collection is Reisfield himself, who will discuss the inspiration for the new Greta Garbo Rug Collection.
Al Pacino, Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Alison Steadman, Anthony Hopkins, Bette Davis, Brad Pitt, Burt Lancaster, Cary Grant, Charles Laughton, Charlie Chaplin, Christopher Walken, Daniel Day-Lewis, Dennis Hopper, Denzel Washington, Dustin Hoffman, Edward Norton, Frank Sinatra, Gary Oldman, Gena Rowlands, Gene Hackman, Greta Garbo, Helena Bonham Carter, Humphrey Bogart, Jack Nicholson, James Dean, James Stewart, John Gielgud, John Mills, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Judy Garland, Kate Winslet, Katharine Hepburn, Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, Marlon Brando, Meryl Streep, Montgomery Clift, Orson Welles, Peter Sellers, Richard Burton, Robert De Niro, Rod Steiger, Sean Penn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy, Steve McQueen, Tom Hanks, Vivien Leigh.
Yatkin set about reading all the literature--factual and fictional--on her subject and seeing the movies (the three most popular screen protagonists were Greta Garbo, Jeanne Moreau, and Sylvia Kristel).
In a quick tour through the history of female cross-dressing from the 14th to the 20th centuries, the article highlighted numerous styles, including 1831's stovepipe hats decorated with ribbon and the 1920s "tailored look" of women like Greta Garbo.
She was lovers with Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Isadora Duncan, Eva Le Gallienne, and an assortment of lesser-known actresses, but she has remained a footnote in history because she didn't have any lasting talent of her own.
He met the likes of Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo and lived a truly cosmopolitan life traveling with his parents from one film set to another across Europe.
In dying cells, however, CD31 sheds its Greta Garbo impersonation to become one of the proteins onto which macrophages tether.
It was also--as profitable undertakings inevitably are--ecumenical in its voracity, importing regiments of talented foreigners, from Jean Renoir to Alfred Hitchcock to Greta Garbo to Fritz Lang to, well, Ang Lee--the list is endless.
Sweden has a long history of contributing to the international cinema scene, from Hollywood legends Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman to the influential director Ingmar Bergman.
VANESSA Redgrave is wanted by Ray Daum to star in the one-woman play he is writing about Greta Garbo.
Following the war, Horst's career bloomed once more, and his unabashedly homosexual lifestyle melded perfectly with his social milieu, his home a constant buzz with such noted guests as opera singer Maria Callas, playwright Noel Coward, movie stars Greta Garbo, Katharine Hepburn, and Ingrid Bergman, and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.