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Spirit of the Wind (1979)

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True life story of George Attla - famous Alaskan dog sled driver. The film shows the life of Attla as a young Athabaskan trapper living in the bush in Alaska and then in a TB sanitarium in ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pius Savage ...
George Attla
George Clutesi ...
George's Father
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Obie
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Moses
Rose Attla Ambrose ...
Mother
William Ambrose ...
Young George
Rudy Wiehl ...
Young Steven
Eileen Newman ...
Young Marie
Louis Ambrose ...
Young Robert
Phyllis Attla ...
Marie
Curtis Erhart ...
Robert
Ace Rollins ...
Man in truck
Charlie Peters ...
Sammy Sam, the fiddler
Lee Salisbury ...
Doctor
Melinda Matsen ...
Nurse
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True life story of George Attla - famous Alaskan dog sled driver. The film shows the life of Attla as a young Athabaskan trapper living in the bush in Alaska and then in a TB sanitarium in town. He comes home with a fused knee too much cross cultural conflict, and goes on to find his way as a dog sled driver. Written by John Malcolm

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The music made it unforgettable.
5 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's been 25 years or so but the memory of this film still touches me. I saw it at the historic Fairhaven theater near Bellingham, WA. Has anyone ever found out how to get a copy?

Please let me know. I have the soundtrack on LP and I guard it with my life, but I would like to find a clean copy of that, too. Buffy St. Marie was haunting. I sometimes perform "Beaver Dam" at open mikes.

Which means that a copy of all the lyrics and guitar chords would be helpful too. How could it just disappear like this? I'm Trying to create "10 lines" here: Where can it be seen again? Short of traveling to AK, that is.


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