The Top of the World (film)

The Top of the World is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by George Melford and starring James Kirkwood, Sr., Anna Q. Nilsson, Joseph Kilgour, Mary Mersch, Raymond Hatton, Sheldon Lewis, and Charles A. Post. Based on a 1920 novel of the same title by Ethel M. Dell, the screenplay was written by Jack Cunningham. It was released on February 9, 1925, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2][3]

The Top of the World
The Top of the World (1925) - 1.jpg
Still with Nilsson
Directed byGeorge Melford
Screenplay byJack Cunningham
Based onThe Top of the World
by Ethel M. Dell
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
Adolph Zukor
StarringJames Kirkwood, Sr.
Anna Q. Nilsson
Joseph Kilgour
Mary Mersch
Raymond Hatton
Sheldon Lewis
Charles A. Post
CinematographyCharles G. Clarke
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • February 9, 1925 (1925-02-09)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



With no prints of The Top of the World located in any film archives,[4] it is a lost film.[5]


  1. ^ Janiss Garza (2015). "Top-of-the-World - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on February 5, 2015. Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Top of the World". Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Top of the World at
  4. ^ The Library of Congress / FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Top of the World
  5. ^ The Top of the World at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: lost Paramount films - 1925

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