The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1917 film)
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is an American silent drama film released in 1917. It was written, produced and directed by the husband and wife team Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber, who also play the lead roles. It was made in Hollywood under the working title Is a Woman a Person?
|The Hand That Rocks the Cradle|
|Directed by||Phillips Smalley|
|Written by||Phillips Smalley|
|Produced by||Phillips Smalley|
Harry De More
|Cinematography||Allen G. Siegler|
|Distributed by||Universal Film Manufacturing Company|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The film was an unofficial sequel to Where Are My Children?, a 1916 film by the same team, and has been classified as a lost film. It was not a commercial success upon its release, and Weber later claimed to be unhappy with the finished product.