Anna Christie (1923)

Stars: Blanche Sweet, William Russell, George F. Marion
Director: John Griffith Wray
Runtime: 96 Minutes
Language: English inter-titles - Orchestra score
Color:  Black & White
Format:  DVD-R
Rating: NR

Price: $16.95

Anna Christie

Directed by John Griffith Wray

Blanche Sweet ... Anna Christie
William Russell ... Matt Burke
George F. Marion ... Chris Christopherson
Eugenie Besserer ... Marthy
Ralph Yearsley ... The Brutal Cousin
George Siegmann ... Anna's uncle

Considered lost for many years until a 35mm film print was found in Russia.

The first screen adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize winning stage drama Anna Christie. Blanche Sweet plays the title character, Anna Christie, a former prostitute who after reuniting with her estranged father agrees to join him on his coal barge. When they rescue Matt Burke from the sea, he and Anna fall in love, but can Anna resolve her past to satisfy Matt and her father?

96 Minutes - Orchestra Scored