The Frozen Northby joe_538 | created - 21 Apr 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Adventures at the poles. Epics of the frozen North were at their most popular when the rush of `98 was still fresh in the public conscious.
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1. Eskimo (1933)
Passed | 117 min | Drama
The happy life of an Eskimo is disastrously changed when he mingles with an unscrupulous white trader.
First for the thumbnail.
2. Rocking Gold in the Klondike (1901)
Here we see one of the methods employed in the search for gold, where water is scarce. We see the workmen using the water over and over again in the rocker until it becomes too thick with ... See full summary »
Director: Thomas Crahan
3. The Kid from the Klondike (1911)
"Kid" Bolton, having made a stake of about fifty thousand dollars in the Klondike, decides to go back to the States and is given a rousing send-off by the boys. In Seattle he purchases new ... See full summary »
9. Nanette of the Wilds (1916)
50 min | Drama
Nanette raised in Canada has been peaceful despite the fact that her father is the leader of a band of whiskey bootleggers. Then, however, when Baptiste, a half-breed member of the gang, ... See full summary »
12. The Great White Trail (1917)
80 min | Drama
A husband, mistakenly believing his wife has cheated on him and that he is now the father of their newborn son, throws both her and her child out of the house. Frantic to the point of ... See full summary »
13. The Law of the North (1918)
50 min | Drama
Alain de Montcalm is the son of a French trading post proprietor. When a murder and kidnapping occur, Alain pursues the abducted girl and her captor across the far northern wasteland of ice.
14. Back to God's Country (1919)
Unrated | 73 min | Adventure, Romance
A woman finds herself all alone in a remote harbor with the man responsible for the murder of her father. With seemingly nobody around to protect her, she has to be resourceful.
17. Nanook of the North (1922)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.
20. The Grub Stake (1923)
A young woman is lured to the Yukon by a gambler with promises of marriage and a grubstake for a gold mine. She takes her ailing father with her, only to discover when she gets there that ... See full summary »
21. North of Hudson Bay (1923)
50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Michael Dane è in viaggio su di un battello diretto al Nord, per raggiungere il fratello che ha scoperto l'oro. Qui conosce Estelle Mac Donald e se ne innamora. Arrivando all'agenzia ... See full summary »
22. The Chechahcos (1923)
Unrated | 87 min | Adventure, Drama
A fire engulfs a shipload of prospectors and adventurers making their way to Alaska. In the confusion, Mrs. Stanlaw is separated from her young daughter, who ends up in the care of '... See full summary »
29. Po zakonu (1926)
80 min | Drama
A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two of the others. The two survivors, a husband ... See full summary »
AKA: By The Law
30. The Flame of the Yukon (1926)
Passed | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
George Fowler, a young man from the states, arrives at the Mias saloon, and the proprietor, "Blak Jack" Hovey, orders a saloon girl, known only as "The Flame," to fleece him. When she ... See full summary »
32. A Hero of the Big Snows (1926)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Rin-Tin-Tin (displayed exactly as it always was on any screen credit, and not Rin Tin Tin)is saved from the beatings of a trapper by Ed Nolan, a shiftless trapper himself, and 'Rinty" ... See full summary »
33. Back to God's Country (1927)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Drama
Jean DeBois kills a man who pesters his beautiful daughter Renee. Subsequently, Renee is blackmailed by an unscrupulous suitor, Captain Blake, who threatens to expose her father if she ... See full summary »
36. The Trail of '98 (1928)
Passed | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Fortune hunters from all over the country rush to the Klondike in 1897 to seek their fortunes in the gold are tested by hardships of the journey.
39. Men of the North (1930)
Passed | 61 min | Drama, Western
Part of a gold shipment has been stolen and the Sergeant suspects Louis LeBey. When Louis is attracted to newly arrived Nedra Ruskin, Woolie-Woolie becomes jealous and tells the Sergeant ... See full summary »
43. Klondike (1932)
Passed | 68 min | Adventure, Drama
Dr. Robert Cromwell performs a delicate operation, that has never been done before, and the patient dies. Charged with malpractice and manslaughter, his trial is national news but the jury ... See full summary »
46. Call of the Wild (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »
49. White Fang (1936)
Approved | 70 min | Action, Drama, Adventure
Jack London tale of a woman and weakling brother who inherit a mine. When the brother commits suicide the guide is accused of murder.
52. On the Great White Trail (1938)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music
Death stalked Garou's Landing, in the Canadian frozen north, but who was the killer who murdered two men and left them huddled in the snow. Sergeant Renfrew (James Newill, of the Royal ... See full summary »
53. Polar Trappers (1938)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Donald and Goofy are trappers in the frozen south (Antarctica) with different approaches. Donald sees a penguin and dresses as one to lure her to the chopping block; Goofy baits a trap with... See full summary »
55. Orphans of the North (1940)
Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Prospector "Bedrock" Brown comes to a settlement in the Taku River area of Alaska, and gets new supplies and a grubstake from Taku Mary,airplane pilot and owner of the local trading post. ... See full summary »
56. Queen of the Yukon (1940)
Not Rated | 73 min | Adventure, Western
Sadie owns a riverboat that gold-miners are using to travel to their claims, while gambling and drinking on the way. The Yukon Mining Company sends Thorne to take over Sadie's boat and then... See full summary »
57. Hudson's Bay (1941)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, History
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.
59. Sign of the Wolf (1941)
Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Because of a fight at a dog show between "Smoky" and "Shadow", Alsatian Shepherd dos, owned and trained by Judy Weston, "Smoky" loses first prize. Judy sells "Shadow", but Ben, the trainer,... See full summary »
60. Wild Geese Calling (1941)
Approved | 77 min | Drama
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dance hall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
62. The Spoilers (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, Western
In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.
65. Northern Pursuit (1943)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A Canadian Mountie of German descent feigns disaffection with his homeland in hopes of infiltrating and thwarting a Nazi sabotage plot.
66. Alaska (1944)
Approved | 76 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A man who has been framed on a murder charge is placed in the custody of a crooked U.S. marshal, who is secretly running a murderous claim-jumping gang.
68. Road to Utopia (1945)
Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
At the turn of the century, Duke and Chester, two vaudeville performers, go to Alaska to make their fortune. On the ship to Skagway, they find a map to a secret gold mine, which had been ... See full summary »
69. The White Fang (1946)
84 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The history of the wild wolf, who picked up the boy and raised an Indian. After falling to the evil man - the owner of the bar, White Fang turned into a ferocious evil beast, coming out ... See full summary »
70. Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott's 1912 expedition and his quest to be the first to reach the South Pole in Antarctica.
Not the frozen North, but it's too good to exclude.
71. Arctic Fury (1949)
Approved | 61 min | Adventure
Dr. Thomas Barlow, one of the few doctors in the frozen Arctic region, fights to bring help to an isolated, virtually inaccessible Eskimo village in the Arctic that had been devastated by plague. Based on a true story.
72. Arctic Manhunt (1949)
60 min | Adventure
An ex-convict loses his stolen loot in an Alaskan storm, and takes it as a sign that he has to change his life for the better. However, when an Eskimo later finds the money and returns it to him, he begins to revert back to his old ways.
73. Rose of the Yukon (1949)
Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Major Geoffrey Barnett, U. S. Army Intelligence Service, is sent to Alaska, to apprehend a deserter, Tom Clark, who was presumed to be dead as a member of a small force wiped out on Attu in... See full summary »
74. The White Tower (1950)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure
A group of people come together in the Swiss Alps to climb a previously unconquered mountain, revealing their inner selves in the process.
The Swiss Alps.
76. Call of the Klondike (1950)
66 min | Adventure, Western
A brother and sister are running a phony gold mine scam in the Klondike, which leads to murder. A Canadian Mountie sets out to bring them to justice.
77. Lost in Alaska (1952)
76 min | Comedy, Adventure
Two volunteer firemen rescue a gold prospector from suicide. However, once they discover that the police mistakenly want them for murder, they travel with the prospector to Alaska to help ... See full summary »
78. Red Snow (1952)
Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Lieutenant Johnson, a U. S. Air Force pilot, on the tip of Alaska, a few miles from the Bering Straits from Siberia, helps foil a Soviet plot to test a new secret weapon by loyal Alaskan ... See full summary »
80. Yukon Gold (1952)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Corporal Rod Webb (Kirby Grant)of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police follows a murder trail deep into the Klondike. He becomes involved with the niece,Marie Briand (Martha Hyer), of the ... See full summary »
82. Back to God's Country (1953)
Approved | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In north-western Canada,in the 1870s,American schooner captain Peter Keith hopes to return to America with a cargo of furs before winter but two local crooks plan to steal Keith's cargo,boat and wife.
83. Island in the Sky (1953)
Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama
A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while waiting for rescue.
84. Saskatchewan (1954)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Western
In 1877 Western Canada, a police inspector revolts against his inept commander, taking a safer route to the U.S. border in order to stop invading hostile Indians.
91. Alaska Passage (1959)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama
Al Graham and Gerard Mason are partners in an Alaskan trucking company. They quarrel over expenses and losses. Graham has fallen for Tina Boyd, the cashier at a restaurant. Mason's wife, ... See full summary »
92. The Savage Innocents (1960)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police.
93. North to Alaska (1960)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
During the Alaska gold rush, prospector George sends partner Sam to Seattle to bring his fiancée but when it turns out that she married another man, Sam returns with a pretty substitute, the hostess of the Henhouse dance hall.
No snow in this gold rush story.
94. The Canadians (1961)
85 min | Western
When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to ... See full summary »
100. White Fang (1973)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Western
The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.