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The Sporting Venus


The Sporting Venus is a 1925 American silent romantic drama film directed by Marshall Neilan. The film was the second MGM release of Neilan, and starred his wife, actress Blanche Sweet, who allegedly sported the lowest waistline of 1925. This is the first of two feature films that paired Ronald Colman with Blanche Sweet, the second being His Supreme Moment, which was released in May 1925. This film is listed as being extant (surviving) at silentera database.

Lady Gwendolyn (Blanche Sweet) is an heiress in love with a medical student, Donald (Ronald Colman), despite being bespoken to foreign prince Carlos (Lew Cody).

Blanche Sweet as Lady Gwendolyn
Ronald Colman as Donald MacAllan
Lew Cody as Prince Carlos
Josephine Crowell as Countess Van Alstyne
Edward Martindel as Sir Alfred Grayle
Kate Price as Housekeeper
Hank Mann as Carlos' Valet
Arthur Hoyt as Detective
George Fawcett as Father

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