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Anastasia [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture; screenplay by Arthur Laurents ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Anatole Litvak.

Contributor(s): Litvak, Anatole, 1902-1974 | Adler, Buddy, 1906-1960 | Laurents, Arthur | Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982 | Brynner, Yul | Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 | Tamiroff, Akim, 1899-1972 | Hunt, Martita, 1900-1969 | Aylmer, Felix, 1889-1979 | Pito�eff, Sacha, 1920-1990 | Desny, Ivan | Schafer, Natalie, 1900-1991 | Gromoff, Gr�egoire | Stepanek, Karel, 1899-1980 | De La Haye, Ina, 1906-1972 | Kath, Katherine | Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970 | Hildyard, Jack | Marcelle-Maurette. Anastasia | Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979 | Burlingame, Jon | Stoddard, Sylvia | Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc | Cinemascope (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Studio classic: 9.Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: Anastasia (Motion picture : 1956) | Biography (Television program) Subject(s): Anastasi�i�a Nikolaevna, Grand Duchess, daughter of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1901-1918 -- Drama | False personation -- Drama | Grandparent and child -- Drama | Fraude -- Teatro | Grandmothers -- TeatroGenre/Form: Feature films. | Historical films. | Feature films. | Historical films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Historical -- Feature.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .A538 2003
Contents:
Russian Easter -- Meeting Bounine -- Is she, or isn't she? -- Training -- Meeting the committee -- More training -- A party -- The dowager empress -- At the theatre -- Prince Paul -- Doubt -- The meeting -- Back with the gypsies -- A press conference -- A presentation -- Anastasia and the empress -- She is gone.
Production Credits: Music, Alfred Newman ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Bert Bates.
Awards: 1956 Academy Award winner, best actress, Ingrid Bergman.Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt, Felix Aylmer, Sacha Pitoeff, Ivan Desny, Natalie Schafer, Gregoire Gromoff, Karel Stepanek, Ina de la Haye, Katherine Kath.Summary: An expatriate White Russian general sets in motion a grand hoax after he meets a destitute woman on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. He is amazed at her resemblance to Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia, rumored to have somehow survived the Bolsheviks' execution of the Romanoff family in 1918. He trains her to impersonate the missing princess but soon begins to feel she may be the real Anastasia. Ultimately, the truth can only be decided by one person--Anastasia's grandmother, the Dowager Empress.
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"From the play by Marcelle Maurette as adapted by Guy Bolton"

Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.

Special features include: audio commentary by Jon Burlingame, Arthur Laurents, James MacArthur and Sylvia Stoddard ; "Anastasia, her true story," episode from A & E's program Biography ; Movietone News newsreels (film premieres, award show clips, Romanov Family footage) ; restoration comparison ; theatrical trailer.

Russian Easter -- Meeting Bounine -- Is she, or isn't she? -- Training -- Meeting the committee -- More training -- A party -- The dowager empress -- At the theatre -- Prince Paul -- Doubt -- The meeting -- Back with the gypsies -- A press conference -- A presentation -- Anastasia and the empress -- She is gone.

Music, Alfred Newman ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Bert Bates.

Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt, Felix Aylmer, Sacha Pitoeff, Ivan Desny, Natalie Schafer, Gregoire Gromoff, Karel Stepanek, Ina de la Haye, Katherine Kath.

An expatriate White Russian general sets in motion a grand hoax after he meets a destitute woman on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. He is amazed at her resemblance to Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia, rumored to have somehow survived the Bolsheviks' execution of the Romanoff family in 1918. He trains her to impersonate the missing princess but soon begins to feel she may be the real Anastasia. Ultimately, the truth can only be decided by one person--Anastasia's grandmother, the Dowager Empress.

Not rated by MPAA.

DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1); 4.0 surround, mono.

English, French or Spanish language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.

1956 Academy Award winner, best actress, Ingrid Bergman.

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