Wild Bill Hickok Rides

Wild Bill Hickok Rides is a 1942 American western film directed by Ray Enright and starring Constance Bennett, Bruce Cabot and Warren William. Bennett was paid $10,000 for her appearance, a significant drop from what she had recently been earning.[1] Cabot is one of a number of actors to have played Wild Bill Hickock on screen.

Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Directed byRay Enright
Produced byBryan Foy
Edmund Grainger
Written byCharles Grayson
Paul Gerard Smith
Raymond L. Schrock
StarringConstance Bennett
Bruce Cabot
Warren William
Betty Brewer
Music byHoward Jackson
Heinz Roemheld (uncredited)
CinematographyTed D. McCord
Edited byClarence Kolster
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
  • January 31, 1942 (1942-01-31)
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited States


After her Chicago gambling hall burns down in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, Belle Andrews accepts an offer from an ambitious businessmen Harry Farrel to accompany him to Powder River, Montana to open a new casino. However, once there, she becomes disgusted by his criminal activities and joins forces with Wild Bill Hickok to thwart his plans.

Main cast


  1. Kellow p.49-50


  • Kellow, Brian. The Bennetts: An Acting Family. University Press of Kentucky, 2004.
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