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North to Alaska (7-Nov-1960)

Director: Henry Hathaway

Writers: John Lee Mahin; Martin Rackin; Claude Binyon

From a play: Birthday Gift by Laszlo Fodor

Music: Lionel Newman

Producer: Henry Hathaway

Keywords: Western, Romantic Comedy, Alaska

Two gold miners strike it rich in Alaska, and one of them, Sam McCord (John Wayne), fetches the other's fiancee from Seattle while on an errand to buy mining equipment. Finding his purported bride unavailable, he returns to Alaska with a substitute, but complications ensue.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Capucine
Actor
6-Jan-1928 17-Mar-1990 The Pink Panther
Fabian
Singer
6-Feb-1943   50s teen idol, Turn Me Loose
Kathleen Freeman
Actor
17-Feb-1919 23-Aug-2001 Gen. Burkhalter's sister
Stewart Granger
Actor
6-May-1913 16-Aug-1993 King Solomon's Mines
Ernie Kovacs
Comic
23-Jan-1919 13-Jan-1962 Nairobi Trio
John Qualen
Actor
8-Dec-1899 12-Sep-1987 The Grapes of Wrath
Joe Sawyer
Actor
29-Aug-1906 21-Apr-1982 Character actor 1930s to 1950s
Mickey Shaughnessy
Actor
5-Aug-1920 23-Jul-1985 Jailhouse Rock
John Wayne
Actor
26-May-1907 11-Jun-1979 The Duke

CAST

John Wayne   ...   Sam McCord
Stewart Granger   ...   George Pratt
Ernie Kovacs   ...   Frankie Canon
Fabian   ...   Billy Pratt
Capucine   ...   Angel
with
Mickey Shaughnessy   ...   Peter Boggs
Karl Swenson   ...   Lars Nordquist
Joe Sawyer   ...   Land Commissioner
Kathleen Freeman   ...   Lena Nordquist
John Qualen   ...   Logger
Stanley Adams   ...   Breezy

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