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Ever since slipping into Public Domain, The Big Trees has become one of the most accessible and oft-televised of Kirk Douglas' pictures. Douglas plays an unscrupulous lumberjack who covets the land owned by a religious sect. All that's saving him from being the film's main villain is the fact that there's an even nastier contingent out to claim the sect's territory. His greed tempered by the love of pious Eve Miller, Douglas turns out to be a good guy after all in the film's climax. Watch for Alan Hale Jr. as "Tiny," doubling for his own father, who appears in long-shot in the stock footage. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:February 5, 1952

Cast

Patrice Wymore
as Daisy Fisher
Edgar Buchanan
as Yukon Burns
John Archer
as Frenchy LeCroix
Roy Roberts
as Judge Crenshaw
Charles Meredith
as Elder Bixby
Harry Cording
as Cleve Gregg
Ellen Corby
as Mrs. Blackburn
Kirk Douglas
as Jim Fallon
Alan Hale, Jr.
as Tiny
Iris Adrian
as Girl at bar
Mel Archer
as Ole
Bill McLean
as Ivan
Lester Sharpe
as Gray
Elizabeth Slifer
as Sister Wallace
Lillian Bond
as Daisy's girl
Kirk Douglas
as Jim Fallon
Elizabeth Slifer
as Sister Wallace
Bill McLean
as Ivan
Iris Adrian
as Girl at bar
Alan Hale, Jr.
as Tiny
Lester Sharpe
as Gray
Mel Archer
as Ole

Crew

Felix E. Feist
Director
John Twist
Screenwriter
James R. Webb
Screenwriter
Derek N. Twist
Screenwriter
Kenneth Earl
Screen Story
Bert Glennon
Cinematographer
Heinz Roemheld
Composer (Music Score)
Ray Heindorf
Musical Direction/Supervision
Clarence Kolster
Editor
Edward Carrere
Art Director
Gordon Bau
Makeup
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