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Klondike Kate (1943)

Passed | | Western | 16 December 1943 (USA)
A young man in Alaska finds himself accused of murder, and must fight to clear his name.

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Molly and her troupe of dancing girls and "entertainers", sent for by saloon owner "Sometime" Smith, arrive in a Klondike mining town by train. Smith is out of town and rival saloon owner Jefferson Braddock signs the girls up to work in his saloon. Also arriving is Katherine (Kate) O'Day, with a deed of ownership, willed her by her father, to Braddock's saloon. She hires attorney and self-appointed Judge Horace Crawford to handle her ownership claim, but she soon sees that the deck has been stacked against her when Crawford works the trial as the judge and also the lawyer for both sides. She takes a job as singer in the saloon, replacing Lita both as star and Braddock's "favorite." Lita helps Smith win a crooked-and-staged game of "High Card" giving Smith ownership of Braddock's saloon. But Smith double-crosses her and she shoots him somewhat dead, and Braddock is accused of the killing, and is about to be lynched. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Suggested by the life of Kate Rockwell Matson, the original 'Klondike Kate' See more »

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16 December 1943 (USA)  »

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Aventureiros do Alasca  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #5.15 (1954) See more »

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All Dressed Up To Go Dreaming
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Sung by Constance Worth
Reprised by Ann Savage
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