Emperor of the North Pole (Emperor of the North) (1973)
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In this gritty and violent period drama set in the depths of the Great Depression, Lee Marvin stars as "A No. 1", the acknowledged King of the Hoboes. A No. 1 is famous among his fellow tramps for his ability to catch a ride on any train, no matter how risky the hop or dangerous the guards. He acts as a sort of mentor for Cigaret (Keith Carradine), a young hobo who brags that some day he'll surpass A No. 1 in his accomplishments. But neither has had the courage to ride a train guarded by Shack
Jan 1, 1973 Wide
Jun 6, 2006
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A No. 1
Elisha Cook Jr.
Danny "Big" Black
Forrest G. Wood
Joe Di Reda
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The suspense of the film (which is so hugely violent that its PG rating is a mystery), is unrelenting and the performances first-rate.
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