||Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Our Modern Maidens
B&W : Eight reels / 6976 feet
Directed by Jack Conway
Cast: Joan Crawford [Billie Brown], Rod La Rocque [Glenn Abbott], Douglas Fairbanks Jr. [Gil Jordan], Anita Page [Kentucky], Edward Nugent [Reg], Josephine Dunn [Ginger], Albert Gran [B. Bickering Brown]
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Hunt Stromberg. Scenario by Josephine Lovett, from a screen story by Josephine Lovett. Production design by Cedric Gibbons. Gowns by Adrian (Gilbert Adrian). Dance direction by George Cunningham. Cinematography by Oliver Marsh. Intertitles by Marian Ainslee and Ruth Cummings. Edited by Sam S. Zimbalist. Music score by William Axt. / © 12 August 1929 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation [LP591]. Released 24 August 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film system. / Crawford’s last silent film. The film was also released in the USA in a silent version. / Silent film, with synchronized music and sound effects.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Affairs - Americans (Abroad) - Art Deco - France - Infidelity - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 5 November 2011.
References: Mandelbaum-Screen pp. 33, 50, 144; Quirk-Crawford pp. 16, 72, 73; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 244-246; Webb-Hollywood p. 186 : ClasIm-221 p. 16; Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1 December 1929, p. 9E : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.