Wonder of Women

Wonder of Women is a 1929 American pre-Code drama film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams, and Peggy Wood. It was nominated for Best Writing at the 2nd Academy Awards.[1][2]

Wonder of Women
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Directed byClarence Brown
Written byMarian Ainslee (titles)
Bess Meredyth (Writer)
Hermann Sudermann (Novel)
StarringLewis Stone
Leila Hyams
Peggy Wood
CinematographyMerritt B. Gerstad
Edited byWilliam LeVanway
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
July 13, 1929
Running time
95 Minutes
CountryUnited States

Based on the 1927 German novel Die Frau des Steffen Tromholt by Hermann Sudermann, the film is now lost with only sound discs surviving at UCLA.[3]


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  1. ^ "The 2nd Academy Awards (1930) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved January 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "NY Times: Wonder of Women". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2016. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  3. ^ American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: Wonder of Woman