The Wolf Hunters (1949 film)

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The Wolf Hunters
Directed by Budd Boetticher
Produced by Lindsley Parsons
Written by James Oliver Curwood
Scott Darling
Starring Kirby Grant
Jan Clayton
Edward Norris
Helen Parrish
Music by Edward J. Kay
Cinematography William A. Sickner
Edited by Ace Herman
Monogram Pictures
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release date(s) October 30, 1949
Running time 70 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Wolf Hunters is a 1949 American western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Kirby Grant, Jan Clayton and Edward Norris. It was based on the novel of the same title by James Oliver Curwood which had previously been adapted in 1926 as The Wolf Hunters and in 1934 as The Trail Beyond.[1] The film was the second in a series of ten films featuring Kirby Grant as a Canadian Mountie.[2]



  1. ^ McGhee p.323
  2. ^ Drew p.225


  • Drew, Bernard. Motion Picture Series and Sequels: A Reference Guide. Routledge, 2013.
  • McGhee, Richard D. John Wayne: Actor, Artist, Hero. McFarland, 1999.

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