One Splendid Hour

One Splendid Hour is a 1929 American silent drama film directed by Cliff Wheeler and starring Viola Dana, George Periolat and Jack Richardson. Dane retired following the film, due to the introduction of sound films.[1]

One Splendid Hour
Directed byCliff Wheeler
Produced bySamuel Zierler
Burton L. King
Written byIsadore Bernstein
Sylvia Bernstein
Jacques Jaccard
Adeline Leitzbach
StarringViola Dana
George Periolat
Jack Richardson
CinematographyWalter Haas
William Miller
Edited byBetty Davis
Distributed byExcellent Pictures
Release date
May 1, 1929
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


A socialite goes slumming a poor neighbourhood where she meets a Doctor. In order to attract his attention she disguises herself as a wayward girl.



  1. Lowe p.149


  • Lowe, Denise. An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930. Routledge, 2014.
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