From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff


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Running Time: 65 mins.
Genre: Documentary

Cast:

Anthony Quinn

Lloyd Bridges

Dorothy Bridges

Leslie Caron

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Summary:
The legacy of actor-teacher Michael Chekhov and his student-protege George Shdanoff on classical Hollywood actors such as Gregory Peck and Patricia Neal is explored. Coming to Hollywood during World War II, both men helped to create and define a school of acting that offered an alternative to Stanislavsky and Strasberg's ominpresent 'Method.'