The Cradle of Courage is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by Lambert Hillyer and written by Frederick Bradbury and Lambert Hillyer. The film stars William S. Hart, Ann Little, Tom Santschi, Gertrude Claire, Frank Thorwald, and George Williams. The film was released on September 19, 1920, by Paramount Pictures. Copies of the film are in the Museum of Modern Art and at other film archives.
A former criminal serves in the military in World War I, and is convinced by a man he served with to join the police when he returns. However, upon his return, he is confronted with policing members of his old gang.