The College Widow (1927 film)

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The College Widow
Directed by Archie Mayo
Henry Blanke (asst. director)
Produced by Warner Brothers
Written by Peter Milne (adaptation)
Paul Schofield (screenplay)
Jack Jarmuth (intertitles)
Based on The College Widow 
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 mins
Country United States
Language Silent

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[edit]

This film is now considered a lost film.[4][5]

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