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Love (1927)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  2 January 1928 (USA)
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A married woman compromises her social standing and family life when she falls for a young officer.

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, (uncredited)

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(from the novel "Anna Karenina") (as Lyof N. Tolstoi) , (continuity by), 3 more credits »
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Serezha - Anna's Child (as Philippe de Lacy)
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Storyline

In Czarist Russia, Anna Karenina falls in love with the dashing military officer Count Vronsky and abandons her husband and child to become Vronsky's mistress. Tragedy ensues when Vronsky chooses his military career over Anna. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Release Date:

2 January 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anna Karenina  »

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Budget:

$488,000 (estimated)
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(1994 alternate)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The film was originally filmed with Dimitri Buchowetzki as director, Merritt B. Gerstad at camera, and Ricardo Cortez playing opposite Garbo. Producer Irving Thalberg was not satisfied with the completed film, so he disposed of it, and attempted reshoots with Norman Kerry. Even with a new director, Edmund Goulding, Thalberg still disliked the new footage. So Kerry was replaced with John Gilbert, replaced Gerstad with his favorite cameraman, William H. Daniels. Finally, Thalberg was satisfied. See more »

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Version of Anna Karenina (1911) See more »

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Varför ser jag Tärar Idina Ögon
(uncredited)
Music by Georg Enders
Lyrics by Nils-Georg
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Not as good as other Garbo-Gilbert films
29 July 2001 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

Slow-moving, silent version of Tolstoy's classic Anna Karenina, stars Garbo as a married socialite who has an affair with soldier Gilbert. This followed shortly after the duo made Flesh and the Devil, but it is not a worthy follow-up. There are two endings-one happy and one sad. Remade by Garbo in 1935. Only merits 2 stars in my book.


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