Anna Karenina, published by Leo Tolstoy in instalments between 1875 and 1877, has been remade for the big and small screen innumerable times. Three big stars — Greta Garbo, Vivien Leigh and Keira Knightley — feature in the most famous filmed versions, each keen to show off their acting chops whilst at the same time looking like the most desirable woman from 1935, 1948 and 2012 respectively. These stars are all great beauties of their time, but each, however natural a beauty she may seem to have, relies upon contemporary makeup styles to finesse her own beauty.

excerpt from 'Star power v period authenticity' (2016)





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