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Winners of the Wilderness (1927)

Passed | | Drama, History, War | 15 January 1927 (USA)
Able wilderness fighter Colonel O'Hara loves Rene, daughter of the commander of the French forces during the French and Indian War. The Indians, under Pontiac, kidnap Rene. O'Hara hopes to rescue and wed her.

Director:

W.S. Van Dyke

Writers:

Marian Ainslee (titles), Josephine Chippo | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tim McCoy ... Col. Sir Dennis O'Hara (as Colonel Tim McCoy)
Joan Crawford ... René Contrecoeur
Edward Connelly ... Gen. Contrecoeur
Roy D'Arcy ... Capt. Dumas
Louise Lorraine ... Mimi
Edward Hearn ... Gen. George Washington
Tom O'Brien Tom O'Brien ... Timothy
Will Walling ... Gen. Edward Braddock (as Will R. Walling)
Frank Currier ... Gov. de Vaudreuil
Lionel Belmore ... Gov. Dinwiddie of Virginia
Chief John Big Tree ... Chief Pontiac
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Storyline

Able wilderness fighter Colonel O'Hara loves Rene, daughter of the commander of the French forces during the French and Indian War. The Indians, under Pontiac, kidnap Rene. O'Hara hopes to rescue and wed her.

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Taglines:

Cupid wages a private war of his own and captures two hearts! A Romance with a kick in it! Against the backdrop of early pioneer days, Indian warfare and intrigue! Thousands of Indians- feats of horsemanship to amaze you! Never a dull moment! (Print ad- DeRuyter Gleaner ((DeRuyter, N. Y.)) 10 March 1927)

Genres:

Drama | History | War

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1927 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Conquista da América See more »

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Budget:

$80,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color (2-strip Technicolor) (one sequence)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The 2-strip Technicolor sequence, running 180 feet (about 2 minutes) occurs in the last reel when Tim McCoy and Joan Crawford arrive in Alexandria, Virginia, and are surrounded by soldiers as they step out of their carriage. See more »

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