The Trap (1922 film)

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The Trap
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Directed by Robert Thornby
Written by Lon Chaney (story)
Lucien Hubbard (story)
George C. Hull (writer)
Irving Thalberg (story)
Starring Lon Chaney
Alan Hale
Cinematography Virgil Miller
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • May 9, 1922 (1922-05-09) (U.S.)
Running time
60 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
The Trap

The Trap is a 1922 American silent film starring Lon Chaney, directed by Robert Thornby, and released by Universal Pictures. The movie was released in the United Kingdom under the title Heart of a Wolf.

The film stars Chaney as the leading character, Alan Hale as his rival, and Irene Rich as the female lead. Chaney had also appeared in an unrelated film of the same name in 1913.

Plot summary[edit]

The film features an angry miner who sets out for revenge on a man who stole his mine.



It was filmed in Yosemite National Park in California.

Survival status[edit]

Several prints of the film exist and it is available on DVD.[1]


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