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Movie:
Anna Christie (1931)
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DVD
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Description Sixteen minutes or so into this adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize play, 1930 audiences got what they were waiting for when Greta Garbo made her entrance and spoke on camera for the first time in her career: "Gimme a whiskey." Like Lon Chaney and Charlie Chaplin, the Swedish Sphinx had continued in Silents even though Talkies were the rage. Here she made her landmark transition to the new era, playing a former prostitute whose past may ruin her chance for happiness. A different director and cast join Garbo in a German-language version (Side B) filmed on the same soundstages immediately after the English version. She called it the better film, and many fans today agree. You decide!

Special Features:
Full Screen Version - German Version of Ana Christie

Runtime: 175 mins

This DVD is encoded for Region 1 (U.S. & Canada only) and will probably NOT be viewable in other countries.
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Label WHV - Warner Home Video
Number 67437
Subsidiary Artists: Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, Greta Garbo, James T. Mack, Lee Phelps, Marie Dressler
Director: Clarence Brown
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