Anna Christie (1930)
Release Date: Jan 22, 1930 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 1,478
Accompanied by one of the most successful advertising campaigns in Hollywood history, Greta Garbo made her "talking picture" debut in this carefully chosen vehicle, the second screen version of Eugene O'Neill's 1922 play about the Minnesota-raised Swedish girl who desperately attempts to keep her unsavory past from her long-lost father, Kris (George F. Marion). But when she falls for a charming Irish sailor, Matt Burke (Charles Bickford), Anna can keep her secret no longer. Learning that the
Jan 22, 1930 Wide
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Garbo received her first Oscar nomination for this second version of the play, which MGM advertised as Garbo Talks! Her first line of dialogue is memorable: Gimme a viskey, Ginger ale on the side, and don't be stingy babee.
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- Anna Christie: Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
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