Zaza (1923 film)

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1923 lobby card
Directed by Allan Dwan
Produced by Allan Dwan
Written by Le Vino
Based on Zaza
by Pierre Burton and Charles Simon
Starring Gloria Swanson
H. B. Warner
Lucille La Verne
Cinematography Harold Rosson
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • September 16, 1923 (1923-09-16)
Running time
66 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

Zaza is a 1923 American silent romantic drama film directed and produced by Allan Dwan, and starring Gloria Swanson. This film is based on the 1899 French play of the same name produced on Broadway by David Belasco and starring Mrs. Leslie Carter.[1] A print of the film is housed at the George Eastman House and the Library of Congress.[2]

A previous film version was released by Paramount in 1915 starring Pauline Frederick. A third version, directed by George Cukor and starring Claudette Colbert, was released in 1939.[3]



  1. ^ Parish, James Robert (1972). The Paramount Pretties. Arlington House. p. 47. ISBN 0-870-00180-9. 
  2. ^ Zaza at database
  3. ^ Carr, Larry (1970). Four Fabulous Faces: Swanson, Garbo, Crawford, Dietrich. Penguin Books. p. 40. 

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