The Wild North

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The Wild North
Directed by Andrew Marton
Starring Stewart Granger
Music by Bronislau Kaper
Cinematography Robert L. Surtees
Edited by John D. Dunning
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date(s)
  • 1952 (1952)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $1,282,000[1]
Box office $4,007,000[1]

The Wild North is a 1952 American western film directed by Andrew Marton and starring Stewart Granger, Wendell Corey and Cyd Charisse.[2]


A trapper goes on the run in the Canadian wilderness, pursued by a lawman.



The film was known at one stage as Constable Pedley.[3]


The film earned an estimated $2 million at the North American box office in 1952.[4] MGM records puts this figure at $2,111,000 with earnings of $1,896,000 elsewhere, leading to a profit of $806,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c 'The Eddie Mannix Ledger’, Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study, Los Angeles
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  3. ^ Drama: Granger Switches to 'Constable Pedley' Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 23 Feb 1951: B8.
  4. ^ 'Top Box-Office Hits of 1952', Variety, January 7, 1953

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