Wine of Youth

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Wine of Youth
Wine of Youth.jpg
Film poster
Directed by King Vidor
Produced by King Vidor
Louis B. Mayer
Written by Rachel Crothers
Carey Wilson
Starring Eleanor Boardman
William Haines
Creighton Hale
Niles Welch
Cinematography John J. Mescall
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • September 15, 1924 (1924-09-15)
Running time
72 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

Wine of Youth is a 1924 American silent comedy-drama film directed by King Vidor,[1] and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, shortly after the merger which created MGM in April 1924. Vidor did not consider it important enough to mention in his autobiography,[2] although it did advance the careers of three young stars-to-be: Ben Lyon, Eleanor Boardman and William Haines. The film is preserved at George Eastman House, Rochester New York.[3]


Mary (Eleanor Boardman) is a girl wooed by two suitors but made afraid of marriage by the quarrelling of her parents.



  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Wine of Youth". Silent Era. Retrieved 2008-12-13. 
  2. ^ Eames, John Douglas (1981). "The MGM Story", p 12
  3. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Wine of Youth

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