2 user

Tentacles of the North (1926)

Two ships are caught in the Arctic ice.



(adaptation), (story)


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Cast overview:
Francis Wainfield (as Mr. Gaston Glass)
Rao Brown (as Miss Alice Calhoun)
Dan Blake (as Joseph Girard)
Capt. Van Horn (as Al Roscoe)
Al Ferguson ...
T. Hohai ...
Eskimo Chief
First Mate


Two ships are caught in the Arctic ice.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

arctic | whaling | sailing ship | See All (3) »


Action | Adventure





Release Date:

November 1926 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show more on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Almost Totally Lacking in Entertainment Quality
28 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

On the evidence of In the Tentacles of the North (released, November 1926), maybe Louis Chaudet should be considered for the accolade of world's worst director. Here's a movie that looks like it was made in 1912 at the latest. Although set in the Arctic wastes, it is entirely played out on the floor (or rather the proscenium) of an impoverished Poverty Row studio, complete with a cast of hams led by slow-reacting Joe Girard as a mutinous mate, Gaston Glass (later a production manager and assistant director) as the frozen-faced hero, and the luckless Alice Calhoun as the deadly dull heroine. A major star of the silents, Miss Calhoun surely did much more ingratiating work and presented a far more pleasing appearance than she does here. Let us hope that only through the incompetence of her agent or by a nasty quirk of Fate, did she find herself cast in this miserable, static, almost totally actionless, "B"-budget excuse for an inept and totally uninvolving James Oliver Curwood potboiler. Even Joe Walker's photography, despite the use of tinted stock, comes across as disappointingly flat and almost completely bereft of artistry.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

15 Most Bingeable TV Shows

"The IMDb Show" presents the 15 most bingeable TV shows of all time, featuring "Rick and Morty," "The Office," and "Lost."

Watch now