Pete Fanning (John Miljan) has his men rustle horses and then blame it on a wild horse named Wildfire. Happy (Bob Steele) and Alkali (Sterling Holloway) arrive and immediately get into trouble with Fanning and his men. When Alkali is shot, Happy catches the outlaws but the Judge not only releases them, he discharges the Sheriff (Eddie Dean) and tries to arrest Happy for rustling.

Wildfire is a 1945 American film directed by Robert Emmett Tansey. The film is also known as Wildfire: The Story of a Horse in the United Kingdom.


  • Bob Steele (actor) as "Happy" Haye
  • Sterling Holloway as "Alkali" Jones
  • John Miljan as Pete Fanning
  • Eddie Dean (singer) as Sheriff Johnny Deal
  • Virginia Maples as Judy Gordon
  • Sarah Padden as Aunt Agatha
  • Gene Alsace as Henchman Buck Perry
  • Francis Ford (actor) as Ezra Mills
  • William Farnum as Judge Polson
  • William 'Wee Willie' Davis as Henchman Moose Harris


  • Eddie Dean - "On the Banks of the Sunny San Juan" (Written by Glenn Strange and Eddie Dean)
  • Eddie Dean - "By the Sleepy Rio Grande"

Category:1945 films
Category:American films
Category:English-language films
Category:1940s Western (genre) films
Category:Films about horses
Category:Cinecolor films
Category:American Western (genre) films

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