The Deerslayer



1913: The Deerslayer, starring Harry T. Morey and Wallace Reid. Filmed at Otsego Lake, the actual setting of the novel. Filmed in 1911, released two years later.

1920: The Deerslayer and Chingachgook, a German film with Béla Lugosi as Chingachgook. This was the first part of the two-part Lederstrumpf silent film.

1943: The Deerslayer, starring Bruce Kellogg and Jean Parker.

1957: The Deerslayer, starring Lex Barker and Rita Moreno.

1967: Chingachgook, die große Schlange, an East German Red Western from DEFA studios, starring Gojko Mitić.

1990: Зверобой, a Soviet version.


In 1932, the Leatherstocking Tales were adapted as a thirteen-part serial radio drama. It is directed and performed by Charles Fredrick Lindsay and contains both Deerslayer and Last of the Mohicans.


A made-for-television film was released in 1978. The film was directed by Richard Friedenberg and starred Steve Forrest as Hawkeye.

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