Challenge To Be Free captures the excitement of a marathon manhunt through 1,000 miles of the most rugged and beautiful terrain in the Alaskan Wilderness.

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Fritz Ford ...
Vic Christy ...
Frenchy
Jimmy Kane ...
Old Tracks
Alex Van Bibber ...
Great Rifleman
Tay Garnett ...
Old Marshal McGee
Gordon Yardley ...
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Bob McKinnon ...
Buck Dawson
Roger Reitano ...
Eli Zane
Ted Yardley ...
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Brian Russell ...
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Connie Yardley ...
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Patty Piper ...
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Challenge To Be Free captures the excitement of a marathon manhunt through 1,000 miles of the most rugged and beautiful terrain in the Alaskan Wilderness.

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The true story of a man you'll always remember. He became a legend you'll never forget...

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5 November 1975 (USA)  »

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Mad Trapper of the Yukon  »

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According to Leonard Maltin's "TV Movies" book, this movie was filmed in 1972 as "Mad Trapper Of The Yukon" and was re-released in 1975 as "Challenge To Be Free". See more »

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Referenced in The Perfect Position (1975) See more »

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The movie that made me who I am... sort of...
7 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

"Challenge to be Free" was one of the first films I saw as a child. It was also one of the first VHS tapes that I owned. I hadn't seen the movie in years, so yesterday I decided to stick the tape in and watch it. Wow. The story is as powerful now as it was the first time I saw it. I think now that I am older I can better apreciate the values that are implanted in the movie. (Self-reliance, The value of Freedom, and the love of nature) It is a "B" movie, to be sure, but it's one that you'll remember for years, especially if you see it as a child.


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