|God's Country and the Woman|
|Directed by||William Keighley|
|Produced by||Louis F. Edelman|
|Screenplay by||Norman Reilly Raine|
|Story by|| Peter Milne |
|Based on||God's Country and the Woman|
by James Oliver Curwood
|Starring|| George Brent |
Alan Hale, Sr.
|Music by||Max Steiner|
|Edited by||Jack Killifer|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
God's Country and the Woman is a 1937 American Technicolor drama film directed by William Keighley and written by Norman Reilly Raine. The film stars George Brent, Beverly Roberts, Barton MacLane, Robert Barrat, Alan Hale, Sr. and Joe King. The film is based on a 1915 novel by James Oliver Curwood entitled God's Country and the Woman and was released by Warner Bros. on January 16, 1937.
Warner Brothers' first feature-length film in full Technicolor. Filmed on location near Mount St. Helens in Washington state.
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Writing for Night and Day in 1937, Graham Greene gave the film a mildly poor review, commenting that "it isn't a very good film, and [the fim] is hardly improved by [the addition of] Technicolor. Focusing on the Technicolor aspect of the film, Greene suggests that there are some "very pretty shots of trees cutting huge arcs against the sky as they fall", however he notes that the "fast cutting and quick dissolves confirms [his] belief that colour will put the film back technically twelve years". Greene also wryly observed the reactions from more established critics, and quoted sections from the negative review given by The Sunday Times' Sydney Carroll whose principal complaint had been about the heartbreaking mistreatment of the arboreal foliage by the techniques of Technicolor.
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