Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931 film)
Never the Twain Shall Meet is a 1931 talking film produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of films and television programs. MGM was founded in 1924 when the entertainment entrepreneur Marcus Loew gained control of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation and Louis B. Mayer...

. It is based on the book by Peter B. Kyne
Peter B. Kyne
Peter B. Kyne was an American novelist who wrote between 1904 and 1940. Many of his works were adapted into screenplays starting in the silent era, particularly his first novel, The Three Godfathers, which was published in 1913 and proved to be a huge success...

. The film was directed by W. S. Van Dyke
W. S. Van Dyke
Woodbridge Strong "Woody" Van Dyke, Jr. was an American motion picture director.-Early life and career:...

 and was filmed in Tahiti like Van Dyke's two previous south sea adventures The Pagan
The Pagan (1929 film)
The Pagan is a 1929 silent/part talking film romance filmed in Tahiti and produced and distributed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer. The director of the picture was W. S. Van Dyke, and the cinematographer was Clyde De Vinna, both who had previously visited Tahiti in 1928 to film White Shadows in the South...

and White Shadows in the South Seas
White Shadows in the South Seas
White Shadows in the South Seas is a silent film adventure romance produced by Cosmopolitan Productions in association with MGM and distributed by MGM. The movie was directed by W.S. Van Dyke and starred Monte Blue and Raquel Torres...

. The film is a remake of a 1925 silent film of the same name
Never the Twain Shall Meet
Never the Twain Shall Meet is a 1925 silent south seas drama film based on the book by Peter B. Kyne, produced by MGM and directed by Maurice Tourneur, starring Anita Stewart and featuring Boris Karloff in an uncredited bit-part. Remade with sound in 1931 at MGM by director W. S. Van Dyke...



  • Leslie Howard
    Leslie Howard
    Leslie Howard may refer to:*Leslie Howard , English stage performer who became star of Hollywood films during 1930s*Leslie Howard , Australian-born British pianist and composer...

     - Dan Pritchard
  • Conchita Montenegro
    Conchita Montenegro
    Conchita Montenegro was a Spanish model, dancer, stage and screen actress. She was educated in a convent in Madrid, Spain. Montenegro had browneyes, wavy black hair, and an olive complexion...

     - Tamea Larrieau
  • C. Aubrey Smith - Mr. Pritchard
  • Karen Morley
    Karen Morley
    -Life and career:Born Mildred Linton in Ottumwa, Iowa, Morley lived there until she was thirteen years old. When she came to Hollywood, she attended Hollywood High School, and she later graduated from UCLA....

     - Maisie Morrison
  • Mitchell Lewis
    Mitchell Lewis
    Mitchell Lewis was an American film actor. He appeared in 200 films between 1914 and 1956. His best known role is Captain of the Winkie Guards in The Wizard of Oz, but he was uncredited. His lines were "She's dead...

     - Capt. Larrieau
  • Hale Hamilton - Mark Mellenger
  • Clyde Cook
    Clyde Cook (actor)
    Clyde Cook was an Australian born actor whose career spanned the silent film era, talkies and television.He was known as the "Rubber Comedian" because of his ability to bend himself into almost any position...

     - Mr. Porter
  • Bob Gilbert - Tolongo
  • Joan Standing
    Joan Standing
    Joan Standing was an English actress. She appeared in 63 films between 1919 and 1940.She was the daughter of Herbert Standing Jr. and granddaughter of Herbert Standing . Her uncles were Wyndham Standing, Sir Guy Standing, Percy Standing, Jr. and Jack Standing...

     - Julia
  • Eulalie Jensen
    Eulalie Jensen
    Eulalie Jensen was an actress on the New York stage and in silent films.Born in Chicago, she was selected as one of six extra girls from the 200 applicants responding to a New York newspaper ad inserted by Sarah Bernhardt. The famed actress was making a visit to New York City...

    - Mrs. Graves

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