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The Silver Cord

The Silver Cord(1933)

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Brief Synopsis

A domineering matriarch is less than happy when her son brings home his new bride. She immediately sets to work at sabotaging their marriage as well as the engagement of her younger and weaker son.

Cast & Crew

John Cromwell Director
Irene Dunne Christina [Phelps]
Joel McCrea David [Phelps]
Laura Hope Crews Mrs. Phelps
Eric Linden Robert [Phelps]
Frances Dee Hester
Charles Rosher Photography
Frank Redman Camera Operator
Cecil Cooney Assistant Camera
Vernon Walker Background photog
J. O. Taylor Background photog
Jane Murfin Screenwriter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 4 May 1933
Release Date:  1933 Production Date:  A Pandro S. Berman Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Victor System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  74-76 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • Loved The Silver Cord

    Sheila Jeffrey 2016-05-09

    I saw this movie on TCM many years ago and have searched for it ever since. The cast is extraordinary and I loved the plot. The domineering mother was... MORE>

  • ONE OF MY FAVORITE MOVIES

    Pearl Saunders 2013-12-16

    I recorded this movie on a bad tape over twenty years ago and have been searching for it ever since. Like the others I am hoping the TCM will show it again... MORE>

  • When can I see you again?

    Carol Heminger 2012-04-23

    Saw the movie many years ago and have never forgotten it. Wonderful acting by each cast member. Joel McCrea is one of my favorites, as well as Irene... MORE>