Uncle Vanya (1957 film)
|Directed by||John Goetz, Franchot Tone|
|Produced by||Franchot Tone, Marion Parsonnet|
|Written by||Anton Chekhov
|Music by||Werner Janssen|
|Running time||98 minutes|
Uncle Vanya is a 1957 American film adaptation of the play Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. Filmed concurrently with an Off Broadway production, it was both co-produced and co-directed by actor Franchot Tone, who starred as Dr. Astroff. Tone's wife at the time, Delores Dorn-Heft, co-starred as Elena Andreevna, appearing in the only role not featuring an actor from the stage version in New York, where the part was played by Signe Hasso. The title role was played by George Voskovec.