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Northwest Passage (23-Feb-1940)

Director: King Vidor

Writers: Laurence Stallings; Talbot Jennings

From novel: Northwest Passage by Kenneth Roberts

Musical Score by: Herbert Stothart

Producer: Hunt Stromberg

Keywords: Outdoor Adventure

Maj. Rogers and his Rangers undertake a mission through enemy territory to destroy an Indian village which was serving as a base for the French. Filmed on location at the Payette River in Idaho, one of the few films about the French and Indian War. Based on the first half of Kenneth Roberts' novel.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Barrat
Actor
10-Jul-1889 7-Jan-1970 The Kennel Murder Case
Walter Brennan
Actor
25-Jul-1894 21-Sep-1974 Three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor
Ruth Hussey
Actor
30-Oct-1911 19-Apr-2005 The Philadelphia Story
Montagu Love
Actor
15-Mar-1877 17-May-1943 British character actor
Donald MacBride
Actor
23-Jun-1889 21-Jun-1957 High Sierra
Lester Matthews
Actor
6-Jun-1900 6-Jun-1975 The Raven
Nat Pendleton
Actor
9-Aug-1895 12-Oct-1967 At the Circus
Addison Richards
Actor
20-Oct-1887 22-Mar-1964 American character actor
Regis Toomey
Actor
13-Aug-1898 12-Oct-1991 Burke's Law
Spencer Tracy
Actor
5-Apr-1900 10-Jun-1967 Two consecutive Best Actor Oscars
Robert Young
Actor
22-Feb-1907 21-Jul-1998 Marcus Welby, M.D.

CAST

Starring
Spencer Tracy   ...   Maj. Rogers
With
Robert Young   ...   Langdon Towne
Walter Brennan   ...   Hunk Marriner
Ruth Hussey   ...   Elizabeth Browne
Nat Pendleton   ...   Cap Huff
Louis Hector   ...   Rev. Browne
Robert Barrat   ...   Humphrey Towne
Lumsden Hare   ...   Lord Amherst
Donald MacBride   ...   Sgt. McNott
Isabel Jewell   ...   Jennie Coit
Douglas Walton   ...   Lt. Avery
Addison Richards   ...   Lt. Crofton
Hugh Sothern   ...   Jesse Beacham
Regis Toomey   ...   Webster
Montagu Love   ...   Wiseman Clagett
Lester Matthews   ...   Sam Livermore
Truman Bradley   ...   Capt. Ogden

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