• Eugene O'Neill at Tao House

    Eugene O'Neill

    National Historic Site California

O'Neill's Works on Film

Film Title

Year

Cast

Anna Christie

1923

Blanche Sweet

Anna Christie

1930

Greta Garbo (first speaking role), Marie Dressler

Strange Interlude

1932

Norma Shearer, Clark Gable

The Emperor Jones

1933

Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges

Ah, Wilderness!

1935

Lionel Barrymore, Mickey Rooney,Wallace Beery

The Long Voyage Home

1940

Barry Fitzgerald, John Wayne, Ward Bond, Thomas Mitchell

The Hairy Ape

1944

William Bendix, Susan Hayward

Mourning Becomes Electra

1947

Kirk Douglas, Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey

Desire Under the Elms

1958

Sophia Loren, Tony Perkins, Burl Ives

Long Day's Journey Into Night

1962

Katharine Hepburn, Jason Robards, Ralph Richardson, Dean Stockwell

The Iceman Cometh

1973

Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Jeff Bridges, Robert Ryan

Did You Know?

Greta Garbo in the 1930 MGM film based on O'Neill's play

Greta Garbo made her talking picture debut in the 1930 MGM version of O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize winning play “Anna Christie.”