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When a fur trapper (Edward Norris) is set up for his competitors' murders, RCMP Cpl. Rod Webb, USMC (Kirby Grant) and canine companion Chinook must uncover those responsible, in "The Wolf Hunters" (1949). Helen Parrish, Charles Lang co-star; Budd Boetticher directs. After Chinook is accused of attacks perpetrated by a white wolf, Webb has to track the human beasts behind the lupine menace, in "Snow Dog" (1950). Milburn Stone, Elena Verdugo co-star. When multiple gold miners go missing, it's up to Webb and Chinook to go digging for the truth, in "Call Of The Klondike" (1950). Anne Gwynne, Tom Neal co-star. 3 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
They're not going to stay wild for long, though, because some sidewindin' owlhoot is rustling the area's cayuses six ways to Sunday. It's up to outlaw-turned-hero Duke (James Ellison) to set things right. With Mary Beth Hughes, Jane Frazee, Douglass Dumbrille and Olin Howlin as "Remedy." 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Rousing western with an almost-all-black cast stars Mario Van Peebles (who also directed) as a charismatic gunslinger who leads a group of Spanish-American War castoffs on an action-packed mission to find the racists responsible for killing his father. Charles Lane, Stephen Baldwin, Tone Loc, Blair Underwood, and Billy Zane also star. 111 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD stereo Surround Master Audio, French Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish.