Film poster
Directed byWilliam K. Howard
Written byTristram Tupper
Marion Orth
StarringJanet Gaynor
Charles Morton
CinematographyLucien Andriot
Edited byHarry H. Caldwell
Katherine Hilliker
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • December 15, 1929 (1929-12-15)
Running time
85 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguagesSound (Part-Talkie)
English Intertitles
Christina ad in The Film Daily, 1929

Christina is a lost[1][2] 1929 sound part talkie starring Janet Gaynor and directed by William K. Howard. The supporting cast includes Charles Morton, Rudolph Schildkraut, Harry Cording, and Lucy Doraine.[3] In addition to sequences with audible dialogue or talking sequences, the film features a synchronized musical score and sound effects along with English intertitles. The soundtrack was recorded using the Movietone sound-on-film system.



The film featured a theme song entitled "Christina" which was composed by Con Conrad, Archie Gottler and Sidney D. Mitchell.

See also


  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Christina
  2. ^ Christina at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: Fox Films - 1929 Archived December 8, 2015, at the Wayback Machine,; accessed August 9, 2015.
  3. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c. 1971