Man of the Forest
Director Henry Hathaway
Distributor Paramount Pictures
Country United States
|Writer Jack Cunningham, Zane Grey, Harold Shumate|
Release date August 25, 1933 (1933-08-25)
Cast Randolph Scott (Brett Dale), Verna Hillie (Alice Gayner), Harry Carey (Jim Gayner), Noah Beery (Clint Beasley), Barton MacLane (Mulvey), Buster Crabbe (Yegg)
Similar movies Lucky Luke, Stagecoach, The Far Country, Giant Killer, Rent a Cop, Posse
Man of the Forest is a 1933 American pre-Code film directed by Henry Hathaway, based upon a novel by Zane Grey, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Randolph Scott and Verna Hillie. The supporting cast features Harry Carey, Noah Beery, Barton MacLane, Buster Crabbe and Guinn "Big Boy" Williams. The film is also known as Challenge of the Frontier (American reissue title).
Hathaway directed much of the same cast (Scott, Beery, Carey and Crabbe) that same year in another Zane Grey story, The Thundering Herd, and also Scott, Beery and Crabbe in To the Last Man, yet another Zane Grey story that year..
Based upon a novel by Zane Grey, Man of the Forest involves a young lady (Verna Hillie) who is captured by a band of outlaws led by Clint Beasley (Noah Beery). Brett Dale (Randolph Scott) figures out their plan and rescues her.
A 35mm print of the film exists and was exhibited at the Museum of the Modern Art in New York City in 2015.
ReferencesMan of the Forest Wikipedia
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