Silence (1931 film)
Silence is a 1931 American pre-Code crime film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and Max Marcin and written by Max Marcin, adapted from his play. The film stars Clive Brook, Marjorie Rambeau, Peggy Shannon, Charles Starrett, Willard Robertson, John Wray and Frank Sheridan. It was released on August 29, 1931, by Paramount Pictures.
|Directed by||Louis J. Gasnier|
|Screenplay by||Max Marcin (play and screenplay)|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
A gray-haired convict, within the shadows of the gallows, tells his story to the prison chaplain beginning twenty years earlier when he was sent to prison for a crime he did not commit.
- Clive Brook as Jim Warren
- Marjorie Rambeau as Mollie Burke
- Peggy Shannon as Norma Davis / Norma Powers
- Charles Starrett as Arthur Lawrence
- Willard Robertson as Phil Powers
- John Wray as Harry Silvers
- Frank Sheridan as Joel Clarke
- Paul Nicholson as Walter Pritchard
- John M. Sullivan as Father Ryan
- Ben Taggart as Alderman Conners
- Charles Trowbridge as Mallory
- Wade Boteler as Detective
- Robert Homans as Detective
- The House That Shadows Built (1931 Paramount promotional film with excerpts of Silence)
- Hall, Mordaunt (1931-08-15). "Movie Review - Bad Girl - THE SCREEN; An East Side Idyl. His One Good Deed. A Story of the Track. All Is Not Gold". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-02-20.
- "Silence (1931) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-02-20.