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Anna Christie (1930) (1930) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Clarence Brown and produced by Clarence Brown, Irving Thalberg and Paul Bern.

Academy Awards 1929/30 --- Ceremony Number 3 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressGreta GarboNominated
Best Cinematography(William Daniels)Nominated
Best DirectorClarence BrownNominated
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By Angela on Nov 25, 2013 From Hollywood Revue

When shew was five years old, Anna Christie (Greta Garbo) was sent to live with family on a farm in Minnesota.? Fifteen years pass and her father Chris (George F. Marion) has hardly made an effort to stay in touch with her.? Life in Minnesota hasn’t been easy for Anna.? Her family was cruel to... Read full article


Anna Christie (1930) (1)

By Lindsey on Mar 11, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

Anna Christie (1930): 4/5 I was very excited to finally get my hands on a copy of this film after years of reading/hearing about it. Anna Christie is famously known as the film in which Garbo talks. The movie-watching world heard her voice for the very first time when she stomped into the scene, com... Read full article


Anna Christie

By RBuccicone on Jul 21, 2011 From MacGuffin Movies

Anna Christie (1930) ???? With the 1930 release of Anna Christie the world heard Greta Garbo speak for the first time. What was her first line? “Gif me a visky, ginger ale on the side, and don’ be stingy, baby.” Garbo’s face and performances on the silent screen had already e... Read full article


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The original Broadway production won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1922.
The Broadway play "Anna Christie" by Eugene O'Neill opened at the Vanderbilt Theater in New York on 2 November 1921 and ran for 177 performances. George F. Marion (Chris) and James T. Mack (Johnny) originated their movie roles in the play. Marion also starred in the earlier silent movie version Anna Christie. To date, the play has been revived 3 times, most recently in 1993 with Natasha Richardson as Anna, Rip Torn as Chris, Liam Neeson as Matt and Anne Meara as Marthy.
Greta Garbo's first sound film.
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