Cradle Snatchers

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lobby card (1927)

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theater promotional flyer for Cradle Snatchers (1927)

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

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screencap from Cradle Snatchers (1927)

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

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original lobby card (1927)

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

 

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screencap from Cradle Snatchers (1927) 

 

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publicity stills for Cradle Snatchers (1927)

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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)

 

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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.

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To teach her husband a lesson about extra-marital affairs, Dorothy Phillips takes up with a college boy in Cradle Snatchers (1927).

 

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In Howard Hawks’ silent comedy, The Cradle Snatchers (1927), three middle aged housewives teach their adulterous husbands a lesson with their own affairs with college boys, from a 1925 stage hit.

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Producer and director credits were often interchanged in the silent era.  Howard Hawks was the director of Cradle Snatchers (1927) and studio head William Fox was the producer.