Man-Eater of Kumaon

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Man-Eater of Kumaon
Man-Eater of Kumaon FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Byron Haskin
Produced by Monty Shaff
Frank P. Rosenberg
Written by Richard G. Hubler
Alden Nash
Screenplay by Jeanne Bartiett m
Lewis Meltzer
Based on Jim Corbett
Starring Sabu
Wendell Corey
Joy Page
Music by Hans J. Salter
Cinematography William C. Mellor
Edited by George M. Arthur
(as George Arthur)
Shaff Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • July 1, 1948 (1948-07-01)
Running time
79 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Man-Eater of Kumaon is a 1948 American adventure film directed by Byron Haskin and starring Sabu, Wendell Corey and Joy Page.[1] The film was made after the success of the Jim Corbett book Man-Eaters of Kumaon, published in 1944. The film was not based on any of the stories of the Corbett's bestselling book, but used a fictional plot.


A white doctor (Wendell Corey) Iearns from a native couple (Sabu, Joy Page) during a tiger hunt in India.


  • Sabu as Narain
  • Wendell Corey as Dr. John Collins
  • Joy Page as Lali (billed as Joanne Page)
  • Morris Carnovsky as Ganga Ram
  • Argentina Brunetti as Sita
  • Jimmy Mossas Panwah
  • Ted Hecht as Native doctor
  • John Mansfield as Bearer
  • Eddie Das as Ox-Cart Driver
  • Charles Wagenheim as Panwah's Father
  • Estelle Dodge as Panwah's mother
  • Lal Chand Mehra as Farmer
  • Phiroze Nazir as Farmer
  • Virginia Wave as Farmer
  • Frank Lackteen as Villager
  • Jerry Riggio as Villager
  • Neyle Morrow as Villager
  • Ralph Moody as Villager
  • Alan Foster as Villager


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