Anna Christie (1923 film)

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Anna Christie
Anna Christie 1923 film.jpg
Original 1923 theatrical poster
Directed by John Griffith Wray
Produced by Thomas H. Ince
Written by Bradley King (screenplay)
Eugene O'Neill (play)
Starring Blanche Sweet
William Russell
George F. Marion
Cinematography Henry Sharp
Distributed by First National Pictures
Release dates
  • November 25, 1923 (1923-11-25)
Running time
96 min.
Country United States
Language Silent with English intertitles
Budget $165,236[1]

Anna Christie is a 1923 silent era drama motion picture based on the 1921 play by Eugene O'Neill (first film version), starring Blanche Sweet and William Russell.

Directed by John Griffith Wray and produced by Thomas H. Ince for First National Pictures, the screenplay was adapted by Bradley King from the Eugene O'Neill play of the same title.[2][3][4] Thomas H. Ince Inc. paid a then-astronomical $35,000 for the screen rights to the play.[5]

The sole remaining print was discovered in Europe in the 1970s.[6]

Cast and characters[edit]

Blanche Sweet and George Marion, Sr.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slide, Anthony. Silent Topics: Essays on Undocumented Areas of Silent Film. Scarecrow Press. p 24
  2. ^ Anna Christie at silentera.com
  3. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:Anna Christie
  4. ^ Magill's Survey of Silent Films, Vol1. A-FLA p.142 edited by Frank N. Magill c.1982 ISBN 0-89356-240-8 (3 book set ISBN 0-89356-239-4)
  5. ^ Slide, Anthony. Silent Topics: Essays on Undocumented Areas of Silent Film. Scarecrow Press. p 24
  6. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:Anna Christie

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