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?
While Albert Johnson is making his escape through the forest, a modern highway guardrail appears clearly in the background. These guardrails were not in use during the time of this story, and Johnson was supposed to be out in the wilderness. 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.
Remake of The Mad Trapper
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Music by Joseph A. Burke
(as Joe Burke) See more