Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 12, 1927

Love is certainly a poor translation of the title of Anna Karenina. It would be natural to suppose that the rest of famed Leo Tolstoi's novel would suffer similarly; that it does not, is due in part to the direction of Edmund Goulding and in even larger part to the acting of Greta Garbo.

The story definitely follows the outlines of what has been called "greatest novel in the world." Anna Karenina meets Count Vronsky one snowy day, has an affair with him that reaches its climax when she leaves her husband and...

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