Merry-Go-Round (1923 film)

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Directed by Erich von Stroheim
Rupert Julian
Produced by Carl Laemmle
Written by Harvey Gates (story)
Finis Fox (scenario)
Irving Thalberg (scenario)
Rupert Julian (scenario)
Erich von Stroheim (scenario)
Starring Norman Kerry
Mary Philbin
Edith Yorke
Dale Fuller
Cinematography Charles Kaufman
William H. Daniels
?Ben Reynolds
Edited by James MacKay
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • September 3, 1923 (1923-09-03)
Running time
110 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Merry-Go-Round is a 1923 American feature film directed by Erich von Stroheim and his replacement, Rupert Julian, starring Norman Kerry and Mary Philbin, and released by Universal Pictures.[1] A copy of the film is held in a collection[1] and it has been released on DVD.


A nobleman, posing as a necktie salesman, falls in love with the daughter of a circus puppeteer, even though he is already married to the daughter of his country's war minister.



The film was the eight most successful that year at the box office in the US and Canada.[2]


  1. ^ a b Progressive Silent Film List: Merry-Go-Round at
  2. ^ rentals in US and Canada - see Variety list of box office champions for 1923

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