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Wild Orchids

1929 film by Sidney Franklin

Wild Orchids

Released 1929 (93 years, 9 months ago)

Director Sidney Franklin
Duration 102 minutes
Genre Melodrama and silent film
Composer William Axt
Production company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Hanns Kräly, Willis Goldbeck and Richard Schayer
Producer Irving Thalberg

About Wild Orchids

Wild Orchids is a 1929 American silent drama film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer directed by Sidney Franklin and starring Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone and Nils Asther. Only these three stars received cast credit. The plot is very similar to Garbo's later sound film, The Painted Veil (1934).

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


84 years, 9 months, 25 days


73 years, 10 months, 19 days

Born first

15 November 1879

Died first

12 September 1953

Born last

18 September 1905

Died last

15 April 1990