The Merry Widow 96 years old

The Merry Widow

When Prince Danilo falls in love with American dancer Sally O'Hara, his uncle, King Nikita I of Monteblanco, forbids him to marry her because Sally is a commoner. Thinking she has been jilted by her prince, Sally marries wealthy Baron Sadoja. When the elderly man dies suddenly, Sally must be wooed all over again by Danilo.

Credits

Joan Crawford
Joan Crawford

Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)

Clark Gable
Clark Gable

Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)

Tully Marshall
Tully Marshall

Baron Sadoja

George Nichols
George Nichols

Doorkeeper (uncredited)

George Fawcett
George Fawcett

King Nikita

Roy D'Arcy
Roy D'Arcy

Crown Prince Mirko

The Merry Widow Cast

Name Character
Josephine Crowell She was 66, 73 years old when she died as Queen Milena
Clark Gable He was 24, 59 years old when he died as Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)
Tully Marshall He was 61, 78 years old when he died as Baron Sadoja
Joan Crawford She was 21, 73 years old when she died as Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)
Dale Fuller She was 40, 63 years old when she died as Sadoja's Chambermaid (uncredited)
Sidney Bracey He was 47, 64 years old when he died as Danilo's Footman (uncredited)
George Nichols He was 61, 63 years old when he died as Doorkeeper (uncredited)
Roy D'Arcy He was 31, 75 years old when he died as Crown Prince Mirko
Jacqueline Gadsden She was 25, 86 years old when she died as Madonna (uncredited)
Edward Connelly He was 65, 68 years old when he died as Ambassador
George Fawcett He was 65, 78 years old when he died as King Nikita
John Gilbert He was 28, 38 years old when he died as Prince Danilo Petrovich
Albert Conti He was 38, 79 years old when he died as Danilo's Adjutant (uncredited)
Mae Murray She was 40, 79 years old when she died as Sally O'Hara - The Merry Widow
Xavier Cugat He was 25, 90 years old when he died as Orchestra Leader (uncredited)

The Merry Widow Crew

Name Department
Richard Day as Set Decoration. He was 29 (76) years old when He died Art
Richard Day as Costume Design. He was 29 (76) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Ben F. Reynolds as Director of Photography. He was 35 (76) years old when He died Camera
Frank E. Hull as Editor. He was 42 (85) years old when He died Editing
Louis Germonprez as Assistant Director. Directing
Benjamin Glazer as Screenplay. He was 38 (68) years old when He died Writing
Irving Thalberg as Producer. He was 26 (37) years old when He died Production
Cedric Gibbons as Set Decoration. He was 32 (67) years old when He died Art
Oliver T. Marsh as Director of Photography. He was 32 (48) years old when He died Camera
Margaret Booth as Editor. She was 27 (104) years old when She died Editing
Ray Rennahan as Director of Photography. He was 29 (84) years old when He died Camera
The Merry Widow poster
The Merry Widow (96 years)

  • Release day: Wednesday, August 26, 1925
  • Runtime: 137 minutes