Anna Karenina (1915 film)
Scene from the film, depicted in a contemporary newspaper.
|Directed by||J. Gordon Edwards|
|Produced by||William Fox|
|Written by||Clara Beranger|
|Based on||Anna Karenina
by Leo Tolstoy
|Distributed by||Fox Film Corporation|
Anna Karenina is a 1915 American silent drama film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Betty Nansen. It was the first American adaptation of the novel by Leo Tolstoy. The film is considered to be lost.
Anna Karenina is a married aristocrat and socialite living in Saint Petersburg. She is living a torrid romance with a wealthy and young count, he love her and is willing to marry her once she leave her husband. Russian's society rejection makes her feel isolated, possessive and even paranoid due to her infidelity's suspicions which will lead eventually to her suicide.
- Betty Nansen as Anna Karenina
- Edward José as Baron Alexis Karenin
- Richard Thornton as Prince Vronsky
- Stella Hammerstein
- Mabel Allen
- "Silent Era: Anna Karenina". silentera. Retrieved 2008-06-27.
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