Zander the Great

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Zander the Great
Zander the Great 1925 ad.jpg
Ad for film
Directed by George W. Hill
Written by Frances Marion
Based on Zander the Great
by Edward Salisbury Field
Starring Marion Davies
Emily Fitzroy
Hedda Hopper
Music by Victor Schertzinger
Cinematography George Barnes
Harold Wenstrom
Edited by W. Donn Hayes
James C. McKay
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • May 2, 1925 (1925-05-02)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

Zander the Great is a 1925 silent drama film directed by George W. Hill, in his first directing role for MGM. The film stars Marion Davies. The screenplay by Frances Marion is based upon Edward Salisbury Field 1923 play.[1][2]


Zander (Jack Huff) is a boy searching for his missing father. Mamie (Marion Davies) takes him out West, where a substitute father is found in a bootlegger who rescues them from bandits.


Preservation status[edit]

  • Prints preserved at Cinematheque Royale de Belgique, Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art.[3]


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