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.[1][2]

Directed byLouis J. Gasnier
Max Marcin
Screenplay byMax Marcin (play and screenplay)
StarringClive Brook
Marjorie Rambeau
Peggy Shannon
Charles Starrett
Willard Robertson
John Wray
Frank Sheridan
CinematographyCharles Rosher
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • August 29, 1931 (1931-08-29)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States


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.


See also


  1. 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". Retrieved 2015-02-20.
  2. "Silence (1931) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-02-20.

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