Wolves (1930 film)

Wolves is a 1930 British crime film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Charles Laughton, Dorothy Gish and Malcolm Keen. The screenplay concerns a woman who is captured by a gang of criminals operating in the Arctic, only for the leader to later help her escape.[1] It was based on a play by Georges Toudouze. It was produced by Herbert Wilcox's British and Dominions Film Corporation, but filmed at the Blattner Studios whilst sound equipment was being installed at Wilcox's nearby Imperial Studios, and the sound was added after filming was completed.[2] It was Gish's first sound film, and was Laughton's second talkie (but his first sound drama), having completed a film of a musical variety performance earlier the same year. Of 57 minutes original duration, it was released in 1936 in a 37-minute version retitled "Wanted Men".

Directed byAlbert de Courville
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
British and Dominions Film Corporation
Written byReginald Berkeley
Georges Toudouze
StarringCharles Laughton
Dorothy Gish
Malcolm Keen
CinematographyDavid Kesson
Roy F. Overbaugh
Blattner Studios
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
J.H. Hoffberg Company
Release date
May 1930
Running time
57 minutes (1930)
37 minutes (1936)
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/424288
  2. "Ludwig Blattner Film Corp." LearnAboutMoviePosters.com (LAMP) , retrieved 13 February 2014

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