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Anna Karenina (1935) -- (Movie Clip) You Choose To Misunderstand Me Director Clarence Brown with a scene perhaps as Tolstoy imagined it, title character (Greta Garbo) confronted by her analytical husband Karenin (Basil Rathbone) in MGM's Anna Karenina, 1935.
Anna Karenina (1935) -- (Movie Clip) To Be Near You Greta Garbo (title character) has left Moscow in a hurry to get home to her son and, a little less-so, her husband (Basil Rathbone) in Petersburg, not realizing that smitten Count Vronsky (Fredric March) will give chase, in the David Selznick/MGM 1935 treatment of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina.
Anna Karenina (1935) -- (Movie Clip) An Evil Omen Hollywood Tolstoy, as Vronsky (Fredric March) meets his mother (May Robson) and Greta Garbo (title character) makes her first appearance, at the train station, her brother Stiva (Reginald Owen) attending and much foreboding, in producer David O. Selznick and MGM's Anna Karenina, 1935.
Anna Karenina (1935) -- (Movie Clip) General Officers! From Tolstoy, Vronsky (Fredric March) leads military colleagues in a demanding Russian drinking game, an early scene from MGM's Anna Karenina, 1935, directed by Clarence Brown, Greta Garbo in the title role.
Fire Over England -- (Movie Clip) You Are The Queen's Servant Young Michael (Laurence Olivier) and Sir Richard (Lyn Harding) Ingolby are the captives of old friend Don Miguel (Robert Rendell), who expects the Spanish Inquisition (!) in Alexander Korda's Fire Over England, 1937.
Fire Over England -- (Movie Clip) Well, Young Raven... Queen Elizabeth (Flora Robson) receives dashing Michael Ingolby (Laurence Olivier) just escaped from conflicts with Spain, and reunited with Cynthia (Vivien Leigh) in Alexander Korda's Fire Over England, 1937.
Fire Over England -- (Movie Clip) A Message From Her Heart Teenage lady-in-waiting Cynthia (Vivien Leigh) attends to her royal grandfather Burleigh (Morton Selten) who receives alarming news of her boyfriend abroad, in Alexander Korda's Fire Over England, 1937.
Fire Over England -- (Movie Clip) Little Man, Little Man Regal staging before Flora Robson (as the best Queen Elizabeth ever!) consumes the helpless Spanish Ambassador (Henry Oscar) in a dispute over Francis Drake's exploits in Alexander Korda's Fire Over England, 1937.
Murder! (1930) -- (Movie Clip) About Three Doors Down Opening scenes, director Alfred Hitchcock in one of his earliest sound films, conveying the sense of not only an artist but also, perhaps, a comedian, at work, in Murder!, 1930, Diana Baring the apparent culprit.
Murder! (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Save Her Soul Notable scene, often cited as the first in a sound film in which an actor's inner thoughts are expressed through voice-over, Sir John (Herbert Marshall) having doubts about that day's verdict, director Alfred Hitchcock also using a live orchestra off-camera, in Murder!, 1930.
Murder! (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Rex v. Diana Baring Director Alfred Hitchcock's elliptical coverage of the trial of distraught actress Nora Baring (playing "Diana" Baring), hero Herbert Marshall first seen as a juror, Esme Chaplin the prosecutor, Amy Brandon-Thomas for the defense, still early in Murder!, 1930.
Murder! (1930) -- (Movie Clip) From Sir John Himself! Itinerant actors and witnesses Ted and Doucie (Edward Chapman, Phyllis Konstam) are bluffing when they tell their landlady they expect to be hired by Sir John (Herbert Marshall), stunned when he actually sends a message, as he begins his investigation, in Alfred Hitchcock's Murder!, 1930.