The College Widow (1927 film)

The College Widow

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Directed by Archie Mayo
Written by Peter Milne (adaptation)
Jack Jarmuth (titles)
Screenplay by Paul Schofield
Based on The College Widow (1904 play)
by George Ade
Starring Dolores Costello
Cinematography Barney McGill
Edited by Clarence Kolster
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release dates
  • October 15, 1927 (1927-10-15)
Running time
67 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The College Widow (1927) is an American silent comedy film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Archie Mayo. The film is based on the 1904 Broadway play by George Ade and was previously adapted to film in 1915 with Ethel Clayton. The 1927 silent film version is a starring vehicle for Dolores Costello.[1][2][3]

The story was also filmed in 1930 as an early talkie, Maybe It's Love, starring Joan Bennett and in 1936 as Freshman Love with Patricia Ellis.


Preservation status

This motion picture is now considered to be a lost film.[4][5]

See also


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