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Lure of the Wilderness (1952)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 13 October 1952 (UK)
In a Georgia swamp, a young hunter stumbles upon a wanted fugitive and his daughter, and helps them return to civilization.

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A young girl and her father, who is unjustly accused of murder, seek refuge in a Georgia swamp until they are befriended by a trapper who penetrates the swamp in search of his dog. Written by Anonymous

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LURE OF LOVE IN THE DEVIL'S OWN DOMAIN! -- The Treacherous Swampland of Georgia!


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 25, 1953 with Jean Peters and Jeffrey Hunter reprising their film roles. See more »

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I would like this movie on DVD
2 June 2003 | by (Gulfport Mississippi) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in original release and have always wanted to see it again. It is beautifully acted by the entire cast, especially Walter Brennan. As usual, he was always an asset to any movie. The setting of the swamp gave the movie adventure,suspense and beauty. This is one classic that should be restored to its original state.


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