Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and buys one of the dogs - almost dead already - for $200 against the owner's will. When the owner Hasel complains to Mountie Sergeant Millen, he refuses to take action. But then the loathing breeder and his friends accuse Johnson of murder. So Millen, although sympathetic, has to try to take him under arrest - but Johnson defends his freedom in every way possible. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
The Saga Of Two Rivals Who Clash As Enemies And Triumph As Heroes.
Did You Know?
Fifty native Yukon Siberian sled dogs were used for this movie. See more
Lee Marvin introduces himself at the cabin as Edgar Millen of the Royal Canadian Police instead of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. See more
Constable Alvin Adams
Well, I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth.
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Music by Joseph A. Burke
(as Joe Burke) See more