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Spawn of the North (1938)

Spawn of the North (1938)

Spawn of the North





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This adventure is set amidst the booming Alaskan salmon industry. Jim Kimmerlee (Henry Fonda) and Tyler Dawson (George Raft) were close friends until Tyler got greedy and joined a gang of Russians who steal fish from the nets of other fisherman. Now the two are sworn enemies. When not toiling in the sea, Jim woos the lovely Dian (Louise Platt), the daughter of the town newspaper editor. This film was remade in 1954 as Alaska Seas.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Talbot Jennings, Dale Van Every, Jules Furthman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 31, 1998
Paramount Pictures


George Raft
as Tyler Dawson
Henry Fonda
as Jim Kimmerlee
Dorothy Lamour
as Nicky Duval
Akim Tamiroff
as Red Skain
Fuzzy Knight
as Lefty Jones
John Wray
as Dr. Sparks
Michio Ito
as Indian Dancer
Stanley Andrews
as Partridge
Lee Shumway
as Fisherman
Wade Boteler
as Fisherman
Galan Galt
as Fisherman
Rollo Lloyd
as Fisherman
Guy Usher
as Grant
Egon Brecher
as Erickson
Monte Blue
as Cannam/Official
Irving Bacon
as Cannam/Official
Eddie Marr
as Red's Gang
Frank Puglia
as Red's Gang
Leonid Snegoff
as Red's Gang
Edmund Elton
as Minister
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Half-baked Western set as an Alaskan fish story about childhood friends who become bitter rivals as adults.

Full Review… | February 7, 2007
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