Sowing the Wind (1921 film)

Sowing the Wind is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by John M. Stahl and starring Anita Stewart, James Morrison, and Myrtle Stedman. It is an adaptation of the British play Sowing the Wind by Sydney Grundy which had previously been turned into a 1916 film of the same title.[1]

Sowing the Wind
Still from Sowing the Wind with Anita Stewart as Rosamund Athelstane
Directed byJohn M. Stahl
Produced byAnita Stewart
Louis B. Mayer
Written byFranklin Hall
Based onSowing the Wind
by Sydney Grundy
StarringAnita Stewart
James Morrison
Myrtle Stedman
CinematographyRené Guissart
Anita Stewart Productions
Louis B. Mayer Productions
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • April 1921 (1921-04)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



Copies of Sowing the Wind are in the UCLA Film and Television Archive and George Eastman House Motion Picture Collection.[2]


  1. Goble p. 197
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Sowing the Wind at


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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