Cradle Snatchers


Cradle Snatchers
Cradle Snatchers
Directed by Howard Hawks
Produced by William Fox
Written by Russell Medcraft (play)
Norma Mitchell (play)
Sarah Y. Mason (scenario)
Malcolm Stuart Boylan (intertitles)
Starring Louise Fazenda
Dorothy Phillips
Ethel Wales
Cinematography L. William O'Connell
Distributed by Fox Film
Release date(s) May 28, 1927 (NY)
June 5, 1927 (nationwide)
Running time 7 reels; 6,281 feet
Country United States
Language Silent film (English intertitles)

Cradle Snatchers is a 1927 silent film comedy produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation. The film was directed by Howard Hawks and starred Louise Fazenda, Ethel Wales and Dorothy Phillips in the principal roles. The picture is based on the 1925 Russell Medcraft/Norma Mitchell stage play of the same name that starred Mary Boland, Edna May Oliver and Humphrey Bogart. The story of the play was turned into a Broadway musical Let's Face It! in 1941 with the musical being made as a film Let's Face It in 1943. An incomplete copy of the 1927 silent film exists in the Library of Congress[1] [2]

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