By the Light of the Silvery Moon

By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)

They're Wooin' and Doin' The Things Boy and Girls Like To Do...

  • Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
  • Release Date: 1953-03-26
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 17 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 41min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: David Butler
star 5.8/10
From 17 Ratings


Marjorie Winfield's engagement to Bill Sherman, who has just arrived home from fighting in World War I, serves as the backdrop for the trials and tribulations of her family.

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  • Doris Day

    as Marjorie Winfield
  • Gordon MacRae

    as Bill Sherman
  • Leon Ames

    as George Winfield
  • Rosemary DeCamp

    as Alice Winfield
  • Billy Gray

    as Wesley Winfield
  • Mary Wickes

    as Stella
  • Russell Arms

    as Chester Finley
  • Maria Palmer

    as Renee LaRue
  • Howard Wendell

    as John H. Harris
  • Walter 'PeeWee' Flannery

    as Ronald 'PeeWee' Harris
  • Carol Forman

    as Dangerous Dora (uncredited)
  • Meredith MacRae

    as Little Girl (scenes deleted)
  • Tom Coleman

    as Barber (uncredited)
  • Sol Gorss

    as Dangerous Dora's Henchman / Miss LaRue's Associate (uncredited)
  • Gayle Kellogg

    as Doughboy (uncredited)
Writing Robert O'Brien Writer
Directing David Butler Director
Writing Irving Elinson Writer
Production William Jacobs Producer
Sound Max Steiner Music
Camera Wilfrid M. Cline Director of Photography
Editing Irene Morra Editor
Art John Beckman Art Direction
Art William L. Kuehl Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Gordon Bau Makeup Artist
Directing Philip Quinn Assistant Director
Sound Charles David Forrest Sound
Sound Stanley Jones Sound
Camera George Gordon Nogle Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Leah Rhodes Wardrobe Designer
Sound Ray Heindorf Music Director
Sound Norman Luboff Music Arranger
Crew Donald Saddler Choreographer