The film is based on the franz lehars operetta of the same name, and was its second film. The merry widow 1925 streaming vf gratuit film francais hd. Mar 24, 2019 the merry widow spread from vienna to berlin and hamburg, and then to london and broadway, on a spectacular opening night at the new amsterdam theatre in 1907. The merry widow spread from vienna to berlin and hamburg, and then to london and broadway, on a spectacular opening night at the new amsterdam theatre in 1907. Crown prince mirko of monteblanco and his cousin and secondinline to the throne prince danilo petrovich gilbert stop at an inn along with their traveling party. Mae murray, john gilbert, roy darcy, tully marshall, josephine crowell, george fawcett. Titre the merry widow duree 1h 54 min translation fr vostfr fichier 830 mb format d. Costa lura, tinisha kinsley, gytis merimee references. Shiv kammadari the storytelling is awkward and inconsistent in some places, but the staging of the scenes is very good.
In the presence of leatrice gilbert fountain, the daughter of john gilbert. Its all about central european royalty natch, an empty treasury and an extremely wealthy widow. The merry widow le film complet en francais 1925 a 20180909t01. The merry widow dvdr 1925 warner archive collection. If you look carefully, you can spot clark gable and myrna loy among the bit players, several years before either would become a star. His uncle, king nikita i of monteblanco forbids the marriage because she is a commoner.
It was directed and produced by ernst lubitsch and starred maurice chevalier and jeanette macdonald. Mae murray sally ohara, john gilbert prince danilo petrovitch, roy darcy crown prince mirko, george fawcett king nikita i of monteblanco, josephine crowell queen milena, tully marshall baron sixtus sadoja, count albert conti danilos adjutant, sidney. Mae murray, john gilbert, roy darcy, tully marshall, dir. The new monarch is the former prince danilo petrovich john gilbert, splendidly robed and wearing an enormous crown. Here, she is the virgin who becomes the much sought after prize.
Marian ainslee based on the comedy lattache dambassade by henri meilhac 1861 libretto by victor leon and leo stein for the. If you look carefully, you can spot clark gable and myrna. Sep 09, 2018 the merry widow le film complet en francais 1925 a 20180909t01. Brief synopsis in this silent film, a european nobleman courts the wealthy american widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland, prince danilo and crown prince mirko of the kingdom of monteblanco meet sally ohara, a follies girl on tour, and both seek to win her favor. A frenchlanguage version was produced at the same time. Prince danilo falls in love with dancer sally ohara. Voir the merry widow 1925 en streaming complet streamvoir. The merry widow was a lavishlystaged production shot on a long schedule 19 weeks, very unusual for the time with a large cast of extras. This 1952 version of the merry widow couldnt possibly compare to the 1934 lubitsch production, but mgm went all out to make a lavish, colorful film starring lana turner and fernando lamas. Commissioned by mgm to film franz lehars operetta, stroheim characteristically tried to bury it within a larger framework of his own devising.
The merry widow was voted one of the top best features of 1925 by the 1929 film daily year book, as reported in the 7 feb 1930 fd. A classic silent film and one of the best of the genre. Prince danilo petrovich john gilbert, the second in line for the throne of monteblanco, falls in love with an american showgirl named sally mae murray, much to the dismay of his royal family. The merry widow is a 1934 film adaptation of the operetta of the same name by franz lehar. The films excellent camerawork was singled out as groundbreaking by the industry and the critics. The merry widow is a 1925 romantic drama starring john gilbert and mae murray and directed by creatorerichvonstroheim. With mae murray, john gilbert, roy darcy, josephine crowell. Voir en the merry widow 1925 vf gratuit film complet. Virginia field est une actrice anglaise, nee margareth cynthia field a londres angleterre, royaumeuni le 4 novembre 1917, decedee a palm desert californie. Released by metrogoldwynmayer, the film stars mae murray, john gilbert, roy darcy, and tully marshall, with prefame uncredited appearances by joan crawford and clark gable. Despite having unique onscreen charisma, murray, one of early cinemas true divas, was among those who could not make the transition to sound, and her offscreen life. Shiv kammadaris rating of the film the merry widow. Telecharger film the merry widow gratuitement, regarder film the merry widow en streaming, voir film the merry widow en ligne.
The librettists, viktor leon and leo stein, based the story concerning a rich widow, and her countrymens attempt to keep her money in the principality by finding her the right husband on an 1861 comedy play, lattache dambassade the embassy attache by henri meilhac. Mae murray, john gilbert, roy darcy, tully marshall, josephine crowell, george fawcett, clark gable extra, myrna loy extra. Prince danilo petrovich john gilbert, the second in line for the throne of monteblanco, falls in love with an american showgirl named sally mae murray, much to the dismay of his. Valsa dos violinos alcyr pires vermelholamartine babo 1950 duration. The merry widow le film complet en francais 1925 streaming. To do so, all of the singing, except for one short section, was taken away from turner. The merry widow dvdr 1925 warner archive collection mod. Dale wittigs rating of the film the merry widow dale wittig its difficult to imagine that a silent adaptation of a great operetta could be superior to a sound version, but such is the case. The patented perversity is there in spades with a corrupt, deformed, leery suitor, sexual innuendo including a couple of blindfolded, female, violinplaying chaperones as john gilberts prince danilo woos mae murrays stage performer sally ohara, and more. Media in category the merry widow 1925 film the following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total. Also one of the most notorious because of its tempestuous production.
Of the nine films he directed, seven are romantic fables cum morality plays that parallel the works of. Movie still photographs, plot synopsis and credits for the silent film the merry widow, released in 1925. The merry widow 1925 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. A prince must woo the now wealthy dancer he once abandoned in order to keep her money in the country in order to keep it from crashing economically. On the rebound, she marries a nasty old baron who keels over on their wedding night, leaving sally not only merry, but rich enough to attract a bevy of suitors. In 1925 john gilbert would have been a shoe in for a best actor oscar between his performances in the merry widow and the big parade. Murrays screen persona alternated between virgin and vamp. Nesveto trojstvo je americki nijemi film snimljen 1925.586 1140 1336 1132 1565 541 968 531 544 233 993 148 396 891 1369 684 198 681 1043 397 210 959 431 217 1464 488 323 26 1273 753 869 914