The Only Thing
B&W : Six reels / [?] 5284 or 5736? feet
Directed by Jack Conway
Cast: Eleanor Boardman [Princess Thyra], Conrad Nagel [Duke of Chevenix], Edward Connelly [the king], Arthur Edmund Carewe [Gigberto], Louis Payne [Lord Charles Vane], Vera Lewis [Princess Erek], Carrie Clark Ward (Carrie Clarke Ward) [Princess Anne], Constance Wylie [Countess Arline], Dale Fuller [the governess], Ned Sparks [Gibson], David Mir [Kaylkur], Mario Carillo [the prime minister], Michael Pleschkoff [the captain of the guards], Buddy Smith [Young Arnold], Joan Crawford [Young Lady Catherine], Frank Braidwood [Young Porteous], Derek Glynne [Young Cheney], Mary Hawes [Thyra’s maid]
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Elinor Glyn, from the story adaptation by Elinor Glyn of the novel The Only Thing by Elinor Glyn. Personally supervised (production supervision) by Elinor Glyn. Set design by Cedric Gibbons and Richard Day. Costume design by David Mir. Cinematography by Chester Lyons. Intertitles by Elinor Glyn. / © 1 December 1925 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation [LP22059]. Released 29 November 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film’s title was changed from Four Flaming Days before its release.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Authors: Elinor Glyn (1864-1943)
Listing updated: 23 July 2008.
References: Drew-Speaking pp. 37, 42, 275; Eames-MGM p. 21; FilmDaily-1926 p. 49; Kobal-Fifty p. 28; Quirk-Crawford pp. 14, 32-33 : Website-AFI.