The Cradle Snatchers

The Cradle Snatchers premiered May 28, 1927,  It was Howard Hawks’ third of seven silent films for 20th Century Fox.  If it’s showing the week of May 16, this is either an advance screening, or imdb has their data wrong.

Cradle Snatchers

cropped image from Cradle Snatchers (1927)

The Cradle Snatchers

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glass slide for Cradle Snatchers (1928)

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lobby card (1927)

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theater promotional flyer for Cradle Snatchers (1927)

Cradle Snatchers

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publicity still for Howard Hawks’ romantic comedy Cradle Snatchers (1927)

Cradle Snatchers

screencap from Cradle Snatchers (1927)

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screencap from the surviving print of Howard Hawks’ romantic comedy Cradle Snatchers (1927)

Cradle Snatchers

original lobby card (1927)

Cradle Snatchers

 

screencap from Cradle Snatchers (1927), a film that survives only in fragments.

 

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screencap from Cradle Snatchers (1927) 

 

Cradle Snatchers

publicity stills for Cradle Snatchers (1927)

Cradle Snatchers

 

screemcap from Cradle Snatchers (1927) with perhaps an early Hawksian woman.

 

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Louise Fazenda as Susan Martin in a publicity still for Cradle Snatchers (1927)

 

Cradle Snatchers

publicity still for Cradle Snatchers (1926), Howard Hawks’ film survives only in parts, and not looking anywhere near this good.  The still is from Howard Hawks’ personal collection sold at auction a few years ago.