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Marie Antoinette

Mar. 12, 2008
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Before Marie Antoinette was re-imagined as a New Order-loving, Jason Schwartzman-marrying Sofia Coppola protagonist, she was played with more subtlety—and a lot more glamour— by Norma Shearer in a 1938 blockbuster epic film adaptation. Marie Antoinette was the most expensive film MGM had ever produced, but audiences were captivated by the extensive sets, and the film raked up four Academy Award nominations, including a best actress nod for Shearer.

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