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The Cradle Snatchers
(1927) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6281 feet
Directed by Howard Hawks

Cast: Louise Fazenda [Susan Martin], J. Farrell McDonald [George Martin], Ethel Wales [Ethel Drake], Franklin Pangborn [Howard Drake], Dorothy Phillips [Kitty Ladd], William Davidson [Roy Ladd], Joseph Striker [Joe Valley], Nick Stuart [Henry Winton], Arthur Lake [Oscar], Dione Ellis [Ann Hall], Sammy Cohen [Ike Ginsberg], Tyler Brook [the osteopath], Virginia Bushman

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Sarah Y. Mason, from the play Cradle Snatchers by Russell Medcraft and Norma Mitchell. Assistant director, James Tinling. Cinematography by L. William O’Connell. Intertitles by Malcolm Stuart Boylan. Presented by William Fox. / © 24 April 1927 by Fox Film Corporation [LP23985]. Premiered 28 May 1927 in New York, New York. Released 5 June 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.


Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm acetate positive, missing reel four].

Listing updated: 10 March 2010.

References: Carey-Lost p. ?; Thompson-Lost p. xix : Website-AFI.

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