The Wanters is a 1923 American silent film society drama produced by Louis B. Mayer, directed by John M. Stahl and distributed by Associated First National Pictures, which became First National Pictures in 1924. The film stars Marie Prevost, Robert Ellis, and Norma Shearer.[1][2][3]

The Wanters
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Directed byJohn M. Stahl
Written byPaul Bern
J.G. Hawks
Story byLeila Burton Wells
Produced byLouis B. Mayer
StarringMarie Prevost
Norma Shearer
Gertrude Astor
CinematographyErnest G. Palmer
Edited byMargaret Booth
Distributed byAssociated First National Pictures
Release date
  • November 26, 1923 (1923-11-26)
Running time
70 mins.
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



With no prints of The Wanters located in any film archives,[4] it is a lost film.

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  1. ^ Fleming, E. J. (2008). Paul Bern: The Life and Famous Death of the MGM Director and Husband of Harlow. McFarland. p. 314. ISBN 978-0-786-43963-8.
  2. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Wanters at
  3. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: The Wanters (Wayback)
  4. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Films Retrieved September 24, 2014

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