Camille is a 1936 romantic drama directed by George Cukor and is based on a 1852 novel and play by Alexander Dumas. Marguerite Gauthier (Greta Garbo) was born into a poor family but later in life becomes the popular and grand Dame Camille who lives the fine life in Paris. Camille is kept by the wealthy Baron de Varville (Henry Daniell), but meets and begins to fall in love with a dashing, handsome young man, Armand (Robert Taylor). Though Camille longs to be with Armand and has plans to give up the Baron, his father Monsieur Duval (Lionell Barrymore), urges Camille to stay away from his son. Monsieur Duvall believes that she will ruin Armand's chances of having a successful life in Paris due to her reputation. Armand sincerely loves Camille and still pursues her though she tries to avoid him. When Camille suffers a setback, Armand faithfully stays by her side.