The Wonderful Thing

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The Wonderful Thing
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Directed by Herbert Brenon
Screenplay by Clara Beranger
Herbert Brenon
Based on
Starring Norma Talmadge
Harrison Ford
Julia Hoyt
Howard Truesdale
Robert Agnew
Ethel Fleming
Cinematography J. Roy Hunt
Norma Talmadge Film Corporation
Distributed by Associated First National Pictures
Release date
  • November 7, 1921 (1921-11-07)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Wonderful Thing is a 1921 American drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and written by Clara Beranger and Herbert Brenon. It is based on the 1920 play The Wonderful Thing by Lillian Trimble Bradley and Forrest Halsey. The film stars Norma Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Julia Hoyt, Howard Truesdale, Robert Agnew and Ethel Fleming. The film was released on November 7, 1921, by Associated First National Pictures. [1] [2] [3]

Drama (film and television) Film and television genre

In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction intended to be more serious than humorous in tone. Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", "teen drama" or "comedy-drama". These terms tend to indicate a particular setting or subject-matter, or else they qualify the otherwise serious tone of a drama with elements that encourage a broader range of moods.

Herbert Brenon Irish film director

Herbert Brenon born Alexander Herbert Reginald St. John Brenon was an Irish film director, actor and screenwriter during the era of silent movies through the 1930s.

Clara Beranger American screenwriter of the silent film era

Clara Beranger was an American screenwriter of the silent film era and a member of the original faculty of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.




Norma Talmadge American actress

Norma Marie Talmadge was an American actress and film producer of the silent era. A major box-office draw for more than a decade, her career reached a peak in the early 1920s, when she ranked among the most popular idols of the American screen.

Harrison Ford (silent film actor) American actor

Harrison Edward Ford was an American stage and film actor. He was a leading Broadway theatre performer and a star of the silent film era.

Julia Hoyt (1897-1955), Actress; former wife of Lydig Hoyt, and later wife of Louis Calhern

Julia Hoyt was an American actress on stage and in silent films.

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