Timber (1942 film)

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Directed by Christy Cabanne
Written byGriffin Jay
Based onAn original story
by Ben Chapman, Larry Rhine
Produced byBen Pivar
Starring Leo Carrillo, Andy Devine, Dan Dailey
Cinematography Jack MacKenzie
Edited by Otto Ludwig
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • 1942 (1942)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States

Timber is a 1942 drama film directed by Christy Cabanne. Its plot concerns the obstruction of lumber-mill production for Canada's Department of National Defence during World War II.



Jules Fabian heads a gang of saboteurs determined to subvert the Canadian Forestry Corps. Quebec, Arizona and Kansas, three men who begin work at a lumber company, uncover the plot. Kansas, who in reality is working undercover for the corps, romances Yvette Lacour. [1]


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  1. "Timber". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. AFI. Retrieved September 29, 2015.