Nana (1934)





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Adapted from a story by Emile Zola, this lavish romantic drama chronicles the loves and life of Nana, a great beauty with a love for life's finest things. In the beginning Nana is impoverished and living on the streets until she is discovered by an important theatrical producer.
Drama , Romance
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Anna Sten
as Nana
Mae Clarke
as Satin
Reginald Owen
as Bordenave
Lawrence Grant
as Grand Duke Alexis
Helen Freeman
as Sabine Muffat
Hardie Albright
as Lt. Gregory
Bunny Beatty
as Estelle Muffat
Lucille Ball
as Chorus Girl
Eily Malyon
as Nana's First Employer
Clarence Wilson
as Financial Backer
Gino Corrado
as Show Spectator/Party Guest
Tom Ricketts
as Party Guest
Charles B. Middleton
as Man Announcing Start of the War
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[Anna] Sten plays Nana as either a conniving golddigger or girlish romantic but offers little nuance in between...

Full Review… | October 28, 2008
Turner Classic Movies Online

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Samuel Goldwyn tried to turn Anna Sten into an American box-office star, but failed - this was her first English-language film. Despite its reputation, the film - and Sten - are not bad at all.

Michael Troudt
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