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The Silver Horde (1930)

Passed | | Drama | 25 October 1930 (USA)
A salmon fisherman has to choose between a bad girl and a society doll.

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Boyd Emerson
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Mildred Wayland
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Fred Marsh
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Wayne Wayland
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Tom Hilliard (as William Davidson)
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Boyd Emerson loves the wealthy Mildred Wayland, but so does Boyd's unscrupulous rival in the Yukon salmon fisheries, Frederick Marsh. The two battle for Mildred's hand and for control of the thriving fishing business. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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La horda argentada  »

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Final film of Blanche Sweet. See more »

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Frederick 'Fred': I haven't played my last card.
Cherry Malotte: Got ya dealing off the bottom of the deck though, haven't they?
Frederick 'Fred': I came here to give you fair warning...
Cherry Malotte: [jumps to her feet] And I'm givin' it right back to you!
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Your Lox On A Bagel Will Never Look The Same Again!!!
28 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is there a fan of old-timey Hollywood films out there who is NOT in love with Jean Arthur? With her wholesome good looks, spunky demeanor, inimitable cracked voice and superb acting abilities, Arthur was certainly amongst the top-tier comedic actresses of the '30s and '40s. "The Silver Horde" is an early talkie that she appeared in five years before her breakthrough role in 1935's "The Whole Town's Talking." In this one she is third billed, and her part is a subsidiary one, playing a "pasty-faced namby-pamby" society dame; the fiancée of Joel McCrea, who is trying to get a salmon cannery up and running in the wilds of Alaska. McCrea is being secretly abetted by hooker turned businesswoman Evelyn Brent, while his chances of success are constantly being endangered by a rival operation across the bay. Anyway, this is a pretty taut little picture. It moves along briskly, and features some convincing exterior shots. It also boasts at least three very fine sequences: a dukeout between McCrea and a big Swede who wants to quit his job; a face-off between Arthur and Brent over their common love interest (the viewer's sympathies are wholly with Brent, in this case); and a fascinating look at just how salmon are caught, processed and wind up in cans. You'll never look at your salmon salad the same way again, I promise you! Oh...one other thing. The folks at Alpha Video have done it again; yet another DVD with poor picture quality and even lousier sound. This company has a huge catalog of films available, but when will it realize that quality is just as important as quantity?


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