Ponjola is a 1923 American silent drama film based on the novel of the same name by Cynthia Stockley and directed by Donald Crisp. The film stars Anna Q. Nilsson in a role in which she masquerades as a man.[1] A print of Ponjola still exists and is held by a private collector.[2][3]

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Directed byDonald Crisp
Produced bySam E. Rork
Screenplay byCharles Logue
Based onPonjola
by Cynthia Stockley
StarringAnna Q. Nilsson
James Kirkwood
Tully Marshall
CinematographyPaul Perry
Distributed byAssociated First National Pictures
Release date
  • October 29, 1923 (1923-10-29)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



  1. White Munden, Kenneth (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. University of California Press. p. 609. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
  2. Vogel, Michelle (2010). Olive Borden: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Joy Girl. McFarland. p. 149. ISBN 0-786-45836-4.
  3. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Ponjola

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