The writer Pierre Berton narrates the story of his childhood hometown's history during the Klondike Gold Rush. In doing so, Berton surveys the general history of the last great gold rush and what those people struggled for in that time really achieved. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
Most of the still photos used to make this film had been preserved only because they were taken on glass plates, which were then used as windows in a greenhouse in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. Pierre Berton
, who wrote and reads the film's narration, lived in Dawson as a boy and walked past the greenhouse daily on his way to school. See more