Law of the Timber (1941)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Action Thriller  |   Release Date - Dec 19, 1941 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 63 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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PRC Pictures' final 1941 release, Law of the Timber was based on a story by North Woods specialist James Oliver Curwood. Given that leading man Hal Brazeal has about as much charisma as a spoonful of potato salad, leading lady Marjorie Reynolds offers the most interesting characterization in this tale of the logging business. When her father is killed, Reynolds takes over his logging concern, working day and night to fill a government order on time. Someone is sabotaging her efforts, as witness the scene in which a train is dynamited (the special effects are a bit shaky; this action highlight looks more like a Lionel commercial). Veterans Monte Blue and J. Farrel McDonald also appear in this so-so programmer.



industry, business, competition, death, family-business, father, fire, foreman, killing, rival, sabotage