Anna karenina 1935 greta garbo in anna karenina 1935 fredric march in anna karenina. Born greta lovisa gustafsson on september 18, 1905, she grew up in poverty in a grey and difficult stockholm. Greta garbo stars in the title role, with fredric march as vronsky. The married anna karenina falls in love with count vronsky despite her husbands refusal to grant a divorce, and both must contend with the social repercussions. They won her the new york film critics awards for best actress in 1935 and 1936. The married anna karenina falls in love with count vronsky despite her. Selznick suggested garbo and mgm many other stories for possible garbo films. Greta garbo, the silent turned talkie screen icon of the 1920s and 30s, lived a lonely life, as detailed in a newly unearthed cache of intimate letters from the actress to her closest. Set during the reign of nicholas i, the film tells the story of anna karenina played by. Hulton archivegetty images i suppose more nonsense has been written and talked about greta garbo than about any. It featured greta garbo in one of her most acclaimed roles. Garbos intelligence, imagination, and extraordinary beauty make this potentially unsympathetic part extremely touching.
Anna karenina 1935 official trailer greta garbo, fredric march movie hd. Anna karenina 1935 official trailer greta garbo, fredric march. Anna karenina is a 1935 film directed by clarence brown, starring greta garbo and fredric march no prizes for guessing what its adapted from. She was beautiful and graceful, about the right age, and she had a foreign accent. There are several other film adaptations of the novel in new york, the film opened at the capitol theatre, the site of many prestigious mgm premieres. Silent film was titled love and john gilbert had the role now handled by fredric march. Anna karenina was a remake of garbos 1927 film love but this it was more loyal the original novel.
Of the numerous versions of tolstoys anna karenina, my personal favourite will always be greta garbos even if it has a couple of shortcomings, namely fredric marchs vronsky, with vivien leighs also being very good, and the joe wrightdirected version faring weakest despite the excellent production values and karenin. In early 1800s czarist russia, princess anna arkadyevna karenina greta garbo, the wife of statesman count alexei karenin basil rathbone of st petersburg, travels to moscow to help settle a dispute between her womanizing brother prince stiva oblonsky reginald owen and his distraught wife princess dolly phoebe foster. As husband and wife in anna karenina garbo and basil rathbone are caught off guard by the roving lens, as they indulge in an informal chat on the set while awaiting their next scene. Anna karenina greta garbo starred in this story once before in 1927.
Men nar hon traffar officeren vronskij fredric march drabbas hon av en omotstandlig passion. Greta garbo, anna karenina 1935 greta garbo in the role of anna karenina and fredric march, who played vronsky 1935 greta garbo. She was best known for her portrayals of strongwilled heroines, most of them as compellingly enigmatic as garbo herself. The film stars greta garbo, fredric march, basil rathbone and maureen osullivan. But if it must be done, this is the best film version because greta garbo plays anna, and she is perfectly cast as the fascinating heroine. In the 19th century, a beautiful but married russian aristocrat enters into a forbidden love affair with the wellheeled count vronsky. Anna karenina movie making of jude law, keira knightley romance duration. At first selznick didnt want to produce this film for garbo. Garbo won the very first best actress award from the new york film critics circle in 1935 for her work in anna karenina, and it is noted in inside oscar that her eventual oscar snub proved to be a big surprise that year, with people jokingly surmising that she was ignored because ampas knew she wouldnt show up to the ceremony anyways.
With greta garbo, fredric march, freddie bartholomew, maureen osullivan. The star of black and white hollywood cinema managed to play anna karenina twice. It is decorative, wellmeaning, and full of neat encounters, and it certainly presents a garbo in the high summer of her maturity, richer and. Detailed information about this film is available from the afi catalog of feature films at, or by clicking here. Anna karenina 1935 had the best of hollywood production values, and a finer cast could hardly have been assembled. Ana karenjina je americki crnobijeli film snimljen 1935. Her most famous roles were in anna karenina and camille. Greta garbo anna karenina fredric march count vronsky freddie bartholomew sergei basil rathbone alexei karenin maureen osullivan kitty scherbatsky may robson countess vronsky reginald owen stiva reginald denny yashvin phoebe foster dolly oblonsky gyles isham constantine levin buster phelps grisha ella ethridge annas maid joan marsh lili. Anna karenina movie 1935 official trailer greta garbo, fredric march movie hdthe married anna karenina falls in love with count vronsky. This 1935 film version of tolstoys tragic tale of passion, revenge and social status in 19thcentury imperial russia stars greta garbo as anna, fredric marsh as count vronksy and a presherlock holmes basil rathbone as karenin.
While there, she meets and falls in love with count alexei vronsky. Dripping with the opulence of mgms golden age, legendary producer david o. Radnja je smjestena u carsku rusiju 1870ih, a naslovna protagonistica ciji lik tumaci greta garbo je supruga uticajnog plemica koja odbacuje brak i ugled radi skandalozne ljubavne veze s mladim konjickim. Anna karenina is a film directed by clarence brown with greta garbo, fredric march, basil rathbone, maureen osullivan, year. Greta lovisa gustafsson, cunoscuta ca greta garbo n. In this lean adaptation of tolstoys novel, garbo in her second go as anna after 1927s silent stars as the russian countess, married to a career diplomat basil rathbone while yearning for an upandcoming military officer. Anna karenina garbo is stuck in an unhappy, loveless marriage with the cold, forbidding karenin basil rathbone.
Greta garbo, swedish american actress who was one of the most glamorous and popular motionpicture stars of the 1920s and 30s. Anna karenina was directed by clarence brown, who also directed garbo and john gilbert in flesh and the devil 1926 and in a woman of affairs 1928, as well as directing garbos first talkie anna christie 1930 film versions. Near the beginning of this film is one of the most memorable and famed. Blandt hendes mest kendte film er mata hari 1931, anna karenina 1935, kameliadamen 1936 og ninotchka 1939. Anna karenina, american dramatic film, released in 1935, that was an adaptation of leo tolstoys classic novel of the same name. Screen legend greta garbo ninotchka, grand hotel and. Anna karenina greta garbo is the wife of czarist official karenin basil rathbone.
A scene from the 1935 film anna karenina, featuring greta garbo. A massive commercial and critical success upon release in 1935, anna karenina was, at the time, one of the biggest boxoffice hits of greta garbos career. Anna karenina 1935 frequently asked questions imdb. The married anna karenina falls in love with count vronsky despite her husbands refusal to grant a divorce, and. Greta garbo in her element as anna karenina july 2010 carla brunis no greta garbo, but shes an attentiongrabber for director woody allen. The new version by knightly portrays anna as reckless and a shallow socialite. This black and white film is a great classic and the portrayal by garbo of anna karenina is mature and tragic as the story was written. Garbos title roles in anna karenina, with fredric march, and an adaptation of alexandre dumas filss camille, costarring a youthful robert taylor, were two of her finest performances. Whether as the androgynous queen christina, or the tragic anna karenina, the innocent and sensual susan lennox opposite the young clark gable, or the ultimate lady of the camellias of all times garbo created an unforgettable palette of characters which firmly established her as the greatest actress of the screen. This 1948 adaptation of leo tolstoys anna karenina was produced in england by alexander korda.
Greta garbo is outstanding far better than keira knightly in a new version. Anna karenina garbo, a young russian woman trapped in a loveless marriage, meets and falls in love with count vronsky fredric march, a member of the russian army. While she tries to persuade her brother stiva reginald owen from a life of. By 1935, anna karenina had already been filmed a bunch of times, and this is greta garbos second go around. Anna karenina is a 1935 metrogoldwynmayer film adaptation of the 1877 novel anna karenina by leo tolstoy and directed by clarence brown. Greta garbos hidden letters revealed a secret love for. Petersburg to moscow to help patch up her goofy brother stivas marriage, and as she gets off. Anna karenina movie 1935 greta garbo, fredric march video. She had acted the role in an earlier silent film, and in 1935 at the height of her. Such a sprawling and weighty book doesnt really lend itself to a screen adaptation, but by god it didnt stop anyone from extracting the melodrama and the pathos from it. Set during the reign of nicholas i, the film tells the story of anna karenina played by garbo, the. Of her childhood home she said, where we lived, all the houses and apartments looked alike, their ugliness matched by everything surrounding us.392 243 1493 948 1254 320 1371 135 664 1066 1240 1673 1174 869 1459 1391 1665 412 729 319 510 214 238 1429 1594 375 230 803 192 438 1452 700 1038 619 1641 1414 280 373 144 1499 891 982 820 1220 531