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Lure of the Wilderness
     

Lure of the Wilderness

Director: Jean Negulesco

Cast: Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter, Constance Smith

 
Lure of the Wilderness is a remake of 1941's Swamp Water, with Walter Brennan repeating his role as a half-crazed fugitive from justice. Living in the deepest recesses of the Okeefenokee Swamp with his daughter Laurie (Jean Peters), Jim Harper (Brennan) is discovered by young hunter Ben Tyler (Jeffrey Hunter). Believing in Harper's innocence, Tyler tries

Overview

Lure of the Wilderness is a remake of 1941's Swamp Water, with Walter Brennan repeating his role as a half-crazed fugitive from justice. Living in the deepest recesses of the Okeefenokee Swamp with his daughter Laurie (Jean Peters), Jim Harper (Brennan) is discovered by young hunter Ben Tyler (Jeffrey Hunter). Believing in Harper's innocence, Tyler tries to raise enough money to mount a decent courtroom defense for the old man. Meanwhile, the actual perpetrators of the crime attributed to Harper do their best (or worst) to see to it that he never gets out of the swamp alive. While the original Swamp Water was the better of the two films, Lure of the Wilderness has the advantage of rich Technicolor photography.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/04/2013
UPC:
0024543878353
Original Release:
1952
Rating:
NR
Source:
Fox Mod
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
14,556

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jean Peters Laurie Harper
Jeffrey Hunter Ben Tyler
Constance Smith Noreen
Walter Brennan Jim Harper
Tom Tully Zack Taylor
Harry Shannon Pat McGowan
Will Wright Sheriff Brink
Jack Elam Dave Longden
Harry Carter Ned Tyler
Pat Hogan Harry Longden
Al Thompson Shep Rigby
Robert Adler Will Stone
Sherman Sanders Square Dance Caller
Robert Karnes Jack Doran
Ted Jordan Young Man
George Spaulding Sloan
Mary Parker Actor

Technical Credits
Jean Negulesco Director
Edward J. Cronjager Cinematographer
Robert L. Jacks Producer
Louis Lantz Screenwriter
Thomas K. Little Set Decoration/Design
Barbara McLean Editor
Fred J. Rode Set Decoration/Design
Franz Waxman Score Composer
Lyle Wheeler Art Director

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