A WOMAN OF AFFAIRS
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Made at Garbo’s urging, this film gave her a chance to play a contemporary character, moving away from the vamp roles she disliked. Adapted from a controversial novel, The Green Hat, MGM had to be creative in steering the script past the Hays office, who had banned the book. Elements were toned down or disguised, but there was no hiding the sexual freedom of Garbo’s character, appearing opposite her former off-screen lover John Gilbert..