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 Silky Harris (37 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Rocky Shaw (36 episodes, 1959-1960)
Jeff York ...
 Reno McKee (36 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Nifty Cronin (33 episodes, 1959-1960)
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When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890s, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich. The easiest passage to the Yukon was through the small Alaskan port town of Skagway, which quickly exploded into a sprawling boom town, offering almost everything a miner could want, for a price. Adventurers Silky Harris and Reno McKee have arrived in this town looking to make their fortunes. Not mining for gold, but by catering to and fleecing the hardy, hard-living miners who pass through town. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Behind them a roaring avalanche. Before them, howling wolves...on the tremendous trail north! See more »

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4 October 1959 (USA)  »

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Aventuras en Alaska  »

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(37 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Wheels were hidden underneath the sleds in order to make it easier for the dogs to pull them. See more »

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Theme from The Alaskans: Gold Fever
Music by Jerry Livingston
Lyrics by Mack David
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A Forgotten gem from Warners
24 May 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Perhaps now with the passing of Sir Roger Moore, Warner Brothers may consider at long last, releasing the 37 episodes of 'The Alaskans' onto DVD, as it has done with most of it's other 'westerns' of the era? I fondly remember this show from when I was young, and it was probably what made me a life long fan of Roger Moore, who I thought Warners was grooming as a likely successor to Errol Flynn in the handsome hero category! I remember the show for mainly it's humour and tongue in cheek adventure, thought Jeff York and Dorothy Provine were perfect foils for Roger Moore in a great little show that should have survived longer than it did, but it would be nice to be able to collect it to enjoy over again!


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