The Cruel Truth

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The Cruel Truth
Directed by Phil Rosen
Produced by Sterling Pictures
Written by Frances Guihan(story & scenario
Starring Hedda Hopper
Constance Howard
Cinematography Herbert Kirkpatrick
Distributed by Sterling Pictures (State's Rights distribution)
Release date
  • July 10, 1927 (1927-07-10)
Running time
6 reels
Country United States
Language Silent

The Cruel Truth is a 1927 silent film drama distributed by the Sterling Pictures company, on a State's Rights concept. It was directed by Phil Rosen and stars Hedda Hopper and Constance Howard. The film is a low budget survivor of the silent era as a print is held by the Library of Congress and the BFI National Film and Television Archive, London.[1][2][3]


  • Hedda Hopper - Grace Sturdevant
  • Constance Howard - Helen Sturdevant
  • Hugh Allan - Reggie Copeley
  • Frances Raymond - Mrs. Copeley
  • Ruth Handforth - Maid


  1. ^ American Film Institute Catalog of Feature Films 1921-30, c.1971 by The American Film Institute
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Cruel Truth
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, (<-book title) p.38 c.1978 by The American Film Institute

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