The College Widow (1915 film)

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The College Widow
Directed by Barry O'Neil
Produced by Sigmund Lubin
Based on The College Widow
by George Ade
Starring Ethel Clayton
Cinematography Fred Chaston
Distributed by Lubin Manufacturing Company
Release date
  • May 10, 1915 (1915-05-10)
Running time
6 reels
Country USA
Language Silent (English titles)

The College Widow is a 1915 silent film starring Ethel Clayton.[1] It's the first filming of George Ade's 1904 campus comedy performed on Broadway that year. The film was made by the Lubin Company in Pennsylvania and is now lost.[2]

Later films of this story are The College Widow (1927), Maybe It's Love(1930) and Freshman Love(1936)


  • Charles Brandt - Dr. Witherspoon
  • Ethel Clayton - Jane Witherspoon
  • Edith Ritchie - Mrs. Dalzelle
  • Ferdinand Tidmarsh - Jack Larrabee
  • Howard Missimer - Matty McGowan
  • Clarence Elmer - Stub Talmadge
  • Peter Lang - Hiram Bolton
  • George Soule Spencer - Billy Bolton
  • George Clarke - Silent Murphy
  • Joseph Kaufman - Tom Pierson


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