Chloe, Love Is Calling You

Chloe, Love Is Calling You is a 1934 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Marshall Neilan. The film is also known as Chloe (American short title). This was lead actress Olive Borden's last film.

Chloe, Love Is Calling You
Directed byMarshall Neilan
Produced byJ.D. Trop (producer)
Written byMarshall Neilan (story and screenplay)
Music byGeorge Henninger
CinematographyMack Stengler
Edited byJoseph Josephson
Helene Turner
Production
company
Pinnacle Productions
Release date
April 1, 1934
Running time
62 minutes
54 minutes (Home video release)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Plot summary

A low-budget Southern drama about a light skinned woman who was raised in the swamps who wishes to avenge her black father's lynching. She falls in love with Wade Carson, a white man who works for Col. Gordon, who orchestrated the lynching. Later she discovers that Col. Gordon is actually her father.

Cast

  • Olive Borden as Chloe (Betty Ann Gordon)
  • Reed Howes as Wade Carson
  • Molly O'Day as Joyce, the Colonel's niece
  • Philip Ober as Jim Strong
  • Georgette Harvey as Old Mandy
  • Francis Joyner as Col. Gordon
  • Augustus Smith as Mose, a Thieving Worker
  • Jess Cavin as Hill, a Thieving Worker
  • Richard Huey as Ben, the Servant

Reception

Like many American films of the time, Chloe, Love Is Calling You was subject to review by city and state film censorship boards. The Ohio board banned the film.[1]

Soundtrack

References

  1. Scott, Ellen C. (2015). Cinema Civil Rights: Regulation, Repression, and Race in the Classical Hollywood Era. Rutgers University Press. p. 75. ISBN 978-0-8135-7136-2.


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