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.

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



as Tyler Dawson

as Jim Kimmerlee

as Nicky Duval

as Red Skain

as Jackson

as Lefty Jones

as Dr. Sparks

as Indian Dancer

as Partridge

as Fisherman

as Fisherman

as Fisherman

as Fisherman

as Grant

as Erickson

as Purser

as Cannam/Official

as Cannam/Official

as Red's Gang

as Red's Gang

as Red's Gang

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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