River's End (1940 film)

River's End is a 1940 American Western film directed by Ray Enright and starring Dennis Morgan, Elizabeth Inglis and George Tobias.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1919 novel The River's End by James Oliver Curwood which had previously been made into 1920 and 1930 films. It is also known by the alternative title of Double Identity.

River's End
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Directed byRay Enright
Written byBarry Trivers
Bertram Millhauser
Fred Niblo Jr.
Based onThe River's End
1919 novel
by James Oliver Curwood
Produced byWilliam Jacobs
Bryan Foy
Jack L. Warner
StarringDennis Morgan
Elizabeth Inglis
George Tobias
CinematographyArthur L. Todd
Edited byClarence Kolster
Music byClifford Vaughan
Howard Jackson
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
  • August 10, 1940 (1940-08-10)
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film is a Northern in which a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer tracks an escaped convict, only to subsequently try to clear his name.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Esdras Hartley.

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  1. ^ Pitts p.286


  • Pitts, Michael R. Western Movies: A Guide to 5,105 Feature Films. McFarland, 2012.

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