The Silver Horde (1930)

The Silver Horde is a 1930 romantic drama film starring Joel McCrea, in his first leading role, as a fisherman torn between two women, played by Evelyn Brent and Jean Arthur. The title is a reference to salmon. It is the second film adaptation of the 1909 novel of the same name by Rex Beach, which is a follow up to his earlier novel The Spoilers. The first filming of The Silver Horde was a silent also titled The Silver Horde, released in 1920. The character, Cherry Malotte, also appeared in Beach's The Spoilers.

The Silver Horde
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A salmon fisherman has to choose between a bad girl and a society doll. (source:


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Full cast list for the movie The Silver Horde.
Cherry Malotte

George Balt

Boyd Emerson

Mildred Wayland

Frederick 'Fred', 'Freddie' Marsh


Wayne Wayland

Thomas 'Tom' Hilliard

Ivan Linow

Fight Spectator


William H. O'Brien

Dance Extra


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Release Date25 October 1930
TaglineOne Woman -- In a Land of Men
Filming LocationsKetchikan, Alaska, USA
Sound MixMono
ColorBlack and White

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