• Documentary
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  • Director: Frederick Keeve
  • Writer: Frederick Keeve
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Michael Chekhov, nephew of famed playwright Anton Chekhov, is a well-respected actor who studied under legendary acting coach Constantin Stanislavsky. Along with his friend George Shdanoff, Checkhov worked on numerous productions in Moscow before being forced to emigrate to Germany. Interviews with former students relate how the rise of Nazi Germany prompted Chekhov to move to the United States, where he founded an influential acting school and helped train many of Hollywood's biggest stars.
  • Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Frederick Keeve
  • Writer: Frederick Keeve

  • Gregory Peck
    Mala Powers
    John Berry
    Lloyd Bridges
    Brandon Brooks
    Leslie Caron
    Jeff Corey
    Lisa Dalton
    Sharon Gless
    Hurd Hatfield
    Jack Larson
    Isabel Leigh
    Patricia Neal
    Jack Palance
    Anthony Quinn

Watch From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff
  • (2002)

  • Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Frederick Keeve
  • Writer: Frederick Keeve
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Michael Chekhov, nephew of famed playwright Anton Chekhov, is a well-respected actor who studied under legendary acting coach Constantin Stanislavsky. Along with his friend George Shdanoff, Checkhov worked on numerous productions in Moscow before being forced to emigrate to Germany. Interviews with former students relate how the rise of Nazi Germany prompted Chekhov to move to the United States, where he founded an influential acting school and helped train many of Hollywood's biggest stars.

Starring
  • Gregory Peck
    Mala Powers
    John Berry
    Lloyd Bridges
    Brandon Brooks
    Leslie Caron
    Jeff Corey
    Lisa Dalton
    Sharon Gless
    Hurd Hatfield
    Jack Larson
    Isabel Leigh
    Patricia Neal
    Jack Palance
    Anthony Quinn