Longhorn, The (1951): Collins Western, Starring Wild Bill Elliott, Myron Healey and Phyllis Coates

Lewis D. Collins directed The Lonhorn, a tautly helmed black-and-white Western, starring Wild Bill Elliott, Myron Healey and Phyllis Coates.

Elliott plays a Wyoming rancher, who heads to Oregon, aiming to cross-breed his Texas Longhorns with Hereford Cattle.

It was shot at the Iverson Ranch.

The film was remade in 1956 under the title Canyon River.


Wild Bill Elliott as Jim Kirk
Myron Healey as Andy
Phyllis Coates as Gail
I. Stanford Jolley as Charlie Robinson
Lane Bradford as Purdy
John Hart as Moresby

Production company: Frontier Pictures
Distributed by: Monogram Pictures
Release date: November 25, 1951
Running time: 70 minutes


I am grateful to TCM for showing the film on October 9, 2019.