film meme» ten films [1/10]: Marie Antoinette (1938)
"Good night. Or, if you wish good morning. I shall never say goodbye."
This was Irving Thalberg’s last project while head of production at MGM. At the time of his death in 1936, the film was in the planning stages, but his widow, Norma Shearer, took special interest in the film and stuck with it to its completion in 1938.