The Merry Widow (1925) - Erich von Stroheim (music editing by elafini)

3rd Silent film Festival

The merry widow (1925) by Erich von Stroheim

Music Editing: Eleni Mitsiaki

Subtitles in Greek

Runtime: 137 minutes

Genre: Drama - Romance 

Directed by Erich von Stroheim

Writing credits: Erich von Stroheim, Benjamin Glazer, Viktor Léon, Leo Stein, Marian Ainslee

Produced by Erich von Stroheim, Irving Thalberg

Cinematography by Oliver T. Marsh, William H. Daniels, Ray Rennahan, Ben F. Reynolds
Film Editing by Frank E. Hull, Margaret Booth
Costume Design by Richard Dayrich von Stroheim
Country: US 

Cast: Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, Josephine Crowell, George Fawcett, Tully Marshall, Edward Connelly

Prince Danilo falls in love with dancer Sally O'Hara. His uncle, King Nikita I of Monteblanco forbids the marriage because she is a commoner. Thinking she has been jilted by her prince, Sally marries old, lecherous Baron Sadoja, whose wealth has kept the kingdom afloat. When he dies suddenly, Sally must be wooed all over again by Danilo.

3rd Silent Film Festival

The Emancipation of Woman
From the 12th to the 25th of July 2012, at 21:00

The MCF thinks of Michael Cacoyannis as well as his love for both Silent Cinema and Greta Garbo, and the 3rd Silent Film Festival of the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation comes true, with admission free of charge. Having as subject the “Emancipation of Woman”, it is going to take place from July 12th to 25th 2012, at 21:00 following the two extraordinarily successful tributes to the American and the European silent cinema, the films of which had Michael Cacoyannis, himself, chosen. During the 3rd Silent Film Festival there will be screened 15 films, while the tribute will end with the film The single standard with the most favorite actress of Michael Cacoyannis, Greta Garbo.

As every year, the 3rd Silent Film Festival is organized in cooperation with the STUDIO-Parallel Circuit, and his President,Christos Papadimitriou as well as the Film Scoring workshopwith responsible instructor, Alexandros Mouzas.


Oscars prediction

Best Picture
"The Artist" (Thomas Langmann, Producer)

Actor in a Leading Role
George Clooney ("The Descendants")

Actor in a Supporting Role
Christopher Plummer ("Beginners")

Actress in a Leading Role
Viola Davis ("The Help")

Actress in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer ("The Help")

Music (Original Score)
"The Artist" (Ludovic Bource)

Animated Feature Film
"Puss in Boots" (Chris Miller)

"The Artist" (Michel Hazanavicius)

Film Editing
"The Artist"  (Anne Sophie Bion, Michel Hazanavicius)

"The Tree of Life" (Emmanuel Lubezki)

Art Direction

Foreign Language Film
"A Separation" (Iran)

Costume Design
"Hugo" Sandy Powell

"The Iron Lady"

Sound Editing / Sound Mixing

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
"The Descendants" (Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash)

Writing (Original Screenplay)
"Midnight in Paris" (Woody Allen)

Visual Effects
"Transformers: Dark of the Moon"


City Lights on air tonight

Rage and Serenity

New Soundtracks in a sound battle

My Week with Marilyn | The Hunter | X-Men| W.E. | The Debt|
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy| The Artist | Hugo | War Horse |
Perfect Sense | The Ides Of March and more.

20:00-22:00 tonight
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