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Back to God's Country (1953)

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.



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Complete credited cast:
Peter Keith
Marcia Henderson ...
Dolores Keith
Paul Blake
Frank Hudson
Tudor Owen ...
Bill Radovich ...
Pat Hogan ...
Ivan Triesault ...


In a small village in the icy wilderness of Alaska Captain Peter Keith has to defend himself against two especially mean villains, who are after his wife Dolores and a boatload of precious hides. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Roaring out of the gale-lashed north ... the saga of a mighty conquest ! See more »


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Release Date:

November 1953 (USA)  »

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James Oliver Curwood's Back to God's Country  »

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(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Douglas Sirk was originally set to direct the film but fell ill and was replaced by Joseph Pevney. See more »


Paul Blake: Don't go away, Frank. I might need you.
Frank Hudson: Well, you better get your gun. It will help you more than I will.
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Version of Back to God's Country (1919) See more »

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The 28 Year Old Rock Hudson
3 November 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film is set in the Canadian north. 'The Hollywood Reporter' described it as a somewhat placid yarn on the 22nd September 1953. 'Variety' deemed it okay on the 23rd September 1953, but its box office potential was doubtful. I agree.

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