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1931 film directed by Clarence Brown


Released 1931 (91 years, 9 months ago)

Director Clarence Brown
Duration 74 minutes
Genre drama film and film adaptation
Composer William Axt
Production company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Gene Markey
Producer Irving Thalberg and Clarence Brown

About Inspiration

Inspiration is a 1931 American Pre-Code Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film adapted from the Alphonse Daudet short novel Sappho (1884). The film was adapted by Gene Markey, directed by Clarence Brown and produced by Irving Thalberg. The cinematography was by William H. Daniels, the art direction by Cedric Gibbons and the costume design by Adrian.

The film features Greta Garbo playing Yvonne Valbret, an artist's model and kept woman. Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone and Marjorie Rambeau co-starred. The film is a romantic melodrama that portrays a Parisian belle whose past returns to haunt her. (Inspiration is the only film in which Garbo played opposite Montgomery.)

According to the critics, Garbo played her role easily and convincingly, contributing sparkling bits of light comedy, and making the awkward dialogue believable. She illuminates every scene, shining in her different styles of coiffure and striking costumes.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


93 years, 3 months, 19 days


56 years, 12 months, 2 days

Born first

19 March 1874

Died first

21 March 1938

Born last

10 July 1913

Died last

8 March 2003