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The Silver Horde (1930)

Passed  |   |  Drama  |  25 October 1930 (USA)
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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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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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Just an average film, but somewhat interesting
22 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In 1930, as films were making the transition from silent to talkies, this pre-code film was released. It even contains a few title cards.

"The Silver Horde" refers to the running salmon as they attempt to make their way from the ocean to the rivers, improbably jumping upstream. The protagonist played by Joel McCrea is a man who runs a cannery. As he falls for a woman of bad reputation, he fights another canner who plays dirty.

The scenes of harvesting fish and inside a cannery are snapshots of an industry's state of the art.

The lily-white society girl who desires to reel in McCrea is played by Jean Arthur with no glimpse of the screwball comedienne she would become. She pales in comparison to the bad girl, played by Evelyn Brent, appropriately called Cherry.

This average film is interesting for its place in the development in cinema.


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