The Midnight Sun (film)

The Midnight Sun is a 1926 American silent drama film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki and starring Laura La Plante, Pat O'Malley and Michael Vavitch.[1] The film is set in pre-Revolutionary Tsarist Russia. It is based on a novel by the French writer Pierre Benoît.

The Midnight Sun
Directed byDimitri Buchowetzki
Produced byCarl Laemmle
Written byPierre Benoît (novel)
Andrew Percival Younger
StarringLaura La Plante
Pat O'Malley
Michael Vavitch
Music byEdward Kilenyi
CinematographyJackson Rose
Ernest F. Smith
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
April 23, 1926
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles

The film includes a brief scene shot in Technicolor.



  1. Munden p.511


  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.
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