The World and His Wife

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The World and His Wife
The World and His Wife 1920 newspaperad.jpg
Newspaper advertisement.
Directed by Robert G. Vignola
Produced by Cosmopolitan Productions
International Film Service
Written by Frances Marion (scenario)
Based on The World and His Wife
by Charles Frederic Nirdlinger
Cinematography Al Liguori
Distributed by Paramount-Artcraft Pictures
Release date
  • July 18, 1920 (1920-07-18) (United States)
Running time
60 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The World and His Wife is a lost[1] American 1920 silent drama film produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Paramount Pictures. Directed by Robert G. Vignola, the film was based on the 1908 Broadway play of the same name by Charles Frederic Nirdlinger, which was adapted from the Spanish language play El Gran Galeoto by Jose Echegaray Y Eizaguirre. The film stars Alma Rubens, Montagu Love, and Pedro de Cordoba and Broadway actress Margaret Dale in her film debut.[2][3]

The story was later filmed at MGM as Lovers (1927).

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