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Call of the Wild

From The Spaghetti Western Database

Call of the Wild (West Germany, Spain, Italy, France 1972 / Director: Ken Annakin)

  • Runtime: 105 min
  • Release Date: 30.11.1972

Also known as

Ruf der Wildnis (West Germany) | L'appel de la forêt (France) | Il richiamo della foresta (Italy) | La selva blanca (Spain) | The Call of the Wild (U.K.) | Zew krwi (Poland) | Når naturen kalder (Denmark) | Erämaan kutsu (Finland) | Når villdyret våkner (Norway) | Skriet från vildmarken (Sweden) | Kravgi mesa sto dasos (Greece) | Chemarea Strabunilor (Romania) | Kurtlarin pençesi (Turkey)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Charlton Heston (John Thornton), Michèle Mercier (Calliope Laurent), Raimund Harmstorf (as Raymond Harmstorf)(Pete), George Eastman (Black Burton), Maria Rohm (Mercedes), Juan Luis Galiardo (Seze), Sancho Gracia (Taglish Charlie), Friedhelm Lehmann (Charles), Horst Heuck (Hal), Rik Battaglia (Dutch Harry), Alf Malland (Constantine), Alfredo Mayo (Judge Miller), Sverre Wilberg (Colonel), Olov Pedersen (Red Sweater), Per Amvik (François), Torbjørn Halvorsen (Perrault), Hans Stormoen (Master of Ceremonies), Kåre Siem (Piano Player), Dan Rosse (Old Miner), Roy Bjørnstad (Storeman), Ola B. Johannessen (Con Man), Per Tofte (Runner), Antonio Mayans (Jack), Jennifer Roberts (Mollie), Jody Hanson (Alice), Buck (Buck), Luis Barboo (uncredited), Charly Bravo (uncredited)
  • Story: "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London
  • Screenplay: Federico De Urrutia (Italian version), Hubert Frank (German version), Tà­bor Reves (uncredited), Harry Alan Towers (as Peter Welbeck), Win Wells (as Wyn Wells), Peter Yeldham
  • Cinematography: John Cabrera [Eastmancolor]
  • Music: Carlo Rustichelli
  • Producers: Artur Brauner, Harry Allan Towers

Synopsis

Buck is transported to Alaska where he endures much cruelty while being trained as a sled dog, before being bought by Charlton Heston and his partner for their team.

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