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Al Graham and Gerard Mason are partners in an Alaskan trucking company. They quarrel over expenses and losses. Graham has fallen for Tina Boyd, the cashier at a restaurant. Mason's wife, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bill Williams ...
Al Graham
Leslie Bradley ...
Gerard Mason
Naura Hayden ...
Tina Boyd (as Nora Hayden)
Nick Dennis ...
Pete Harris
Lyn Thomas ...
Janet Mason
Raymond Hatton ...
Prospector Hank
Fred Sherman ...
Lester Radabaugh
Court Shepard ...
Bud Mac Killop
Gregg Martell ...
Jack McCormick
Gene Roth ...
Anderson
Jess Kirkpatrick ...
Barney
Jorie Wyler ...
Claudette
Tommy Cook ...
Hubie
Al Baffert ...
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Al Graham and Gerard Mason are partners in an Alaskan trucking company. They quarrel over expenses and losses. Graham has fallen for Tina Boyd, the cashier at a restaurant. Mason's wife, Janet, shows up and makes a play for Graham, and since they were lovers before she threw him over for Mason, Graham and Janet resume their affair. Mason learns of this, and Janet shoots him and forces a truck-mechanic to help her getaway. Graham speeds after them knowing there has been a landslide and hoping to prevent an accident. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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FROM AMERICA'S LAST FRONTIER... an avalanche of Raw Fury... Primitive Passions!

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Adventure | Drama

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11 February 1959 (USA)  »

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Tyhodioktai tis Alaskas  »

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American Film Institute Catalog credits Ralph Sanford with the role of Anderson, but Gene Roth plays Anderson and Sanford is not in the film. See more »

Goofs

The narrator of the opening sequences states that Alaska was purchased by "William Seward, President Lincoln's Secretary of State." While Seward had indeed been Lincoln's Secretary of State, Alaska was purchased in 1867, when Seward was the Secretary under President Andrew Johnson. See more »

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Above-average programmer about Alaska truckers

Bill Williams plays the part-owner of a trucking company in Alaska who runs into trouble due to landslides closing down roads, a business partner who doesn't think Williams is running the company properly and wants to squeeze him out, and his partner's hot blonde wife, with whom Williams had a fling before she was married--and she still wants him. To further complicate matters, a pretty and leggy hitchhiker shows up, takes a job as a waitress in the local diner and sets her sights on Williams, much to the annoyance of Williams' former paramour. This is one of Fox's lower-budget programmers, but it's not all that bad. Williams is earnest, Nora Hayden--the waitress--is a real looker, and the location footage in Alaska helps a lot. The film is hurt by pedestrian writing--courtesy of the film's director, Edward Bernds--and flat performances by a weak supporting cast, but overall it's worth a watch if you've got nothing better to do.


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