Spawn of the North Movie Review 1938

Information and Film Reviews for Spawn of the North the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Alaska's the final frontier in the early 1900s as fisherman Jim Kimmerlee (Fonda) tries to earn an honest buck. But former friend Tyler Dawson (Raft) has joined a group of Russian pirates who plunder the nets of others and the two men are forced into a deadly confrontation. Solid cast, weak script, and a special Oscar for photographic and sound effects (a glacier's involved). Based on the novel by Barrett Willoughby; remade in 1954 as "Alaska Seas."

Distribution

Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 110 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adventure Drama, Go Fish, Buddies, Cold Spots, Alaska
Screenplay
Jules Furthman, Talbot Jennings
Cast
Henry Fonda, George Raft, Dorothy Lamour, John Barrymore, Akim Tamiroff, Louise Platt, Fuzzy Knight, Duncan Renaldo
Cinematography
Charles B(ryant) Lang
Director
Henry Hathaway
Music
Dimitri Tiomkin
Producer
Albert Lewin, Paramount Pictures

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