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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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Version of Swamp Water (1941) See more »

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Sung by Walter Brennan while playing the banjo
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19 January 2004 | by (Omaha, Nebraska) – See all my reviews

This film was based on the earlier "Swamp Water" - both great films. The earlier film also starred Dana Andrews and John Carradine. I loved all the Walter Brennan movies as well as his character, Grandpa Amos, in the TV series "The Real McCoys", which starred another late and great actor, Richard Crenna, as Luke.


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