By the Light of the Silvery Moon (film)

By the Light of the Silvery Moon (film)

Infobox_Film
name = By the Light of Silvery Moon
imdb_id = 0045586
director = David Butler
writer = Booth Tarkington (stories)
Irving Elinson
Robert O'Brien
starring = Doris Day
Gordon MacRae
producer = William Jacobs
original music = Gus Edwards (By the Light of the Silvery Moon)
Max Steiner (music adapted by)
cinematography = Wilfred M. Cline (as Wilfrid M. Cline)
distributor = Warner Bros.
released = March 26, 1953 (U.S. release)
runtime = 101 min.
language = English
preceded_by = "On Moonlight Bay"

"By the Light of the Silvery Moon" is a 1953 musical film and the sequel to "On Moonlight Bay". Like its predecessor, the movie is based loosely on the Penrod stories by Booth Tarkington.

Plot

"By the Light of the Silvery Moon" relates the further adventures of the Winfield family in small town Indiana as daughter Marjorie Winfield's boyfriend, William Sherman, returns from the Army after W.W.I. Bill & Marjorie's on-again, off-again romance provides the backdrop for other family crises, caused mainly by son Wesley's wild imagination.

Primary Cast

*Doris Day : Marjorie Winfield
*Gordon MacRae : William Sherman
*Billy Gray : Wesley Winfield
*Leon Ames : George Winfield
*Rosemary DeCamp : Alice Winfield
*Mary Wickes : Stella
*Russell Arms : Chester Finley

External links

*imdb title|id=0045586|title=By the Light of the Silvery Moon
* [http://www.dorisday.net/by_the_light_of_the_silvery_mo.html Article at DorisDay.net]

Prequel

*"On Moonlight Bay" (1951)


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