The only teaming of Greta Garbo and Clark Gable ("Don't miss the one and only Garbo in the arms of Clark Gable" the ads proclaimed), SUSAN LENOX--HER FALL AND RISE was based on a rather racy novel that had caused a sensation some 15 years before. Garbo plays Susan, the illegitimate
daughter of a poor, brutish farmer (Hersholt) who decides to arrange a marriage between her and a wealthier farmer (Hale). Susan detests the man, however, and runs away rather than face married life with him. During her flight she discovers a cabin inhabited by Rodney (Gable), a handsome and
sophisticated engineer. The two are immediately attracted to each other and romance blooms. Unfor...