Anna Karenina (1915 film)
Anna Karenina newspaper ad (1915)
|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. Some scenes were shot on location at a ski resort near Montreal.
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 loves her and is willing to marry her once she leave her husband.
However, 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 June 27, 2008.
- "Anna Karenina". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved January 12, 2015.
- Anna Karenina at TheGreatStars.com; Lost Films Wanted(Wayback Machine)
- Krefft, Vanda. The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox. HarperCollins, 2017.
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