Never the Twain Shall Meet (1925 film)

Never the Twain Shall Meet is a 1925 American silent South Seas drama film based on the book by Peter B. Kyne, produced by MGM and directed by Maurice Tourneur,[1] starring Anita Stewart and featuring Boris Karloff in an uncredited bit part. It was remade as talking picture in 1931 at MGM by director W. S. Van Dyke. This is one of Tourneur's many lost and sought after films.[2][3]

Never the Twain Shall Meet
Film poster
Directed byMaurice Tourneur
Produced byLouis B. Mayer
Irving Thalberg
Written byPeter B. Kyne
Eugene Mullin
StarringAnita Stewart
Bert Lytell
CinematographyIra H. Morgan
J.B. Shackelford
Edited byW. Donn Hayes
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • September 13, 1925 (1925-09-13)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States


See also


  1. Garza, Janiss. "NY Times: Never the Twain Shall Meet". NY Times. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: Never the Twain Shall Meet". Silent Era. Retrieved April 12, 2008.
  3. "Never the Twain Shall Meet". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved January 9, 2014.

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