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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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Cast

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Boyd Emerson
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George Balt
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Mildred Wayland
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Fraser
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Queenie
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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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Svenson
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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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One Woman -- In a Land of Men See more »

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25 October 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La horda argentada  »

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$423,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.33 : 1
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During the salmon migration a screen appears that states; "From the depths of the sea moves the vast, heroic tribe of salmon - The Silver Horde." The Silver Horde (1930) is also the film's title derived from this statement. See more »

Quotes

Cherry Malotte: You never used to smoke, Queenie.
Queenie: Oh, I'm going to the dogs somethin' terrible, ain't I?
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Delightful actors, delightful film
9 January 2007 | by (southeast texas) – See all my reviews

One of the first talking films, this film has a mediocre storyline but is quite entertaining nonetheless. It was filmed on location in Ketchikan,Alaska and it is very interesting to see the nearly 80 year old footage of that area. It is also worth viewing to see Jean Arthur,even though not her best of roles, and to see a nice early performance from Joel McCrea. Evelyn Brent plays the earthy Cherry Mallott with great finesse.She is very believable in the role and does not over-act as some silent era veterans might.The plot,although average, is not boring at all and it is easy to sit through this delightful piece of cinematic history.


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