About the film
dancer dance prince widow romantic rivalry based on play or musical silent film wealthy widow cousin cousin relationship wild party cousins
The Merry Widow
Release Date: August 26, 1925
|Production Companies||:||An Erich von Stroheim Production, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|
|Director||:||Erich von Stroheim|
|Writers||:||Erich von Stroheim, Benjamin Glazer|
When Prince Danilo falls in love with American dancer Sally O'Hara, his uncle, King Nikita I of Monteblanco, forbids him to marry her because Sally is a commoner. Thinking she has been jilted by her prince, Sally marries wealthy Baron Sadoja. When the elderly man dies suddenly, Sally must be wooed all over again by Danilo.