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When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922 film)

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When Knighthood Was in Flower is a 1922 American silent historical film directed by Robert G. Vignola, based on the novel by Charles Major and play by Paul Kester. The film was produced by William Randolph Hearst (through his Cosmopolitan Productions) for Marion Davies and distributed by Paramount Pictures. This was William Powell's second film. The story was re-filmed by Walt Disney in 1953 as The Sword and the Rose, directed by Ken Annakin.[1][2]

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When Knighthood Was in Flower
Theatrical poster
Directed byRobert G. Vignola
Based onWhen Knighthood Was in Flower
1898 novel
by Charles Major
James B. Fagan (play)
Produced byWilliam Randolph Hearst
StarringMarion Davies
CinematographyIra H. Morgan
Harold Wenstrom
Music byWilliam Frederick Peters
Victor Herbert (additional music)
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • September 21, 1922 (1922-09-21)
Running time
12 reels; 11,618 feet (120 minutes)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
Budget$1.5 million