- Wild and Woolly
name = Wild and Woolly
director = John Emerson
from a story by
Horace B. Carpenter
Eileen Percy Walter Bytell
Sam De Grasse
24 June 1917
country = USA
language = Silent films
imdb_id = 0008775
"Wild and Woolly" is a 1917
silent filmwhich tells the story of one man's personal odyssey from sophisticated Easterner to Western tough guy. It stars Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Walter Bytelland Sam De Grasse.
The movie was adapted by
Anita Loosfrom a story by Horace B. Carpenter. It was directed by John Emerson. It was inducted into the National Film Registryin 2002.
"Wild and Woolly" is also the title of a 1931 documentary about rodeos
The title "Wild and Woolly" was used again in a 1937 comedy western starring
Jane Withersabout a bank robbery during a town's anniversary party.
Finally, the title was misspelled in an unrelated 1978 comedy western TV movie, "
Wild and Wooly".
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