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Anna Christie


This film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Eugene O’Neill play was directed by John Griffith Wray and stars Blanche Sweet, William Russell, George F. Marion and Eugenie Besserer. Russell’s overly animated acting style is a bit detrimental to the overall impact of the film, while Sweet carries much of the load.

coverGrapevine Video
2010 DVD edition

Anna Christie (1923), black & white, 96 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10401-5.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD-R disc, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 10 chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: August 2010.
Country of origin: USA

Ratings (1-10): video: 4 / audio: 5 / additional content: 0 / overall: 5.

This edition has been mastered from a good to very-good 16mm reduction print duplicated from a foreign export version of the film, the only known surviving source material. The reduction print is typical in quality, with dark plugged-up shadows, soft image detail, exposure fluctuations, and some hot, featureless highlights.

The film is accompanied by a soundtrack compiled from preexisting monaural orchestral recordings.

This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from GRAPEVINE VIDEO.
Other silent era BLANCHE SWEET films available on home video.
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