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.

  1. Erich von Stroheim

    Director, Writer

  2. Benjamin Glazer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mae Murray

    Mae Murray

    Sally O'Hara - The Merry Widow

  2. John Gilbert

    John Gilbert

    Prince Danilo Petrovich

  3. Roy D'Arcy

    Roy D'Arcy

    Crown Prince Mirko

  4. Josephine Crowell

    Josephine Crowell

    Queen Milena

  5. George Fawcett

    George Fawcett

    King Nikita

Full Cast & Crew

The Merry Widow
The Merry Widow


Status Released

Release Information

  • August 26, 1925


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 17m

Budget -

Revenue -



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