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Release Date:
1981 (Turkey) See more »
The Saga Of Two Rivals Who Clash As Enemies And Triumph As Heroes.
Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Bronson ... Albert Johnson

Lee Marvin ... Millen

Andrew Stevens ... Alvin

Carl Weathers ... Sundog

Ed Lauter ... Hazel
Scott Hylands ... The Pilot

Angie Dickinson ... Vanessa McBride
Henry Beckman ... Bill Luce

William Sanderson ... Ned Warren

Jon Cedar ... Hawkins
James O'Connell ... Hurley

Len Lesser ... Lewis
Richard Davalos ... Beeler (as Dick Davalos)

Maury Chaykin ... Clarence

August Schellenberg ... Deak De Bleargue
Dennis Wallace ... Trapper #1
James McIntire ... Trapper #2
Rayford Barnes ... Trapper #3
Maurice Kowalewski ... Charlie Rat
Sean McCann ... News Reporter
Steve Finkel ... W.W. Douglass (as Steve O.Z. Finkel)
Denis Lacroix ... Jimmy Tom

Tantoo Cardinal ... Indian Woman (as Tantoo Martin)
Amy Marie George ... Buffalo Woman

Directed by
Peter R. Hunt  (as Peter Hunt)
Writing credits
Michael Grais (written by) and
Mark Victor (written by)

Produced by
Robert Baylis .... associate producer
Raymond Chow .... executive producer
Albert S. Ruddy .... executive producer
Murray Shostak .... producer
Andre Morgan .... executive producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Jerrold Immel 
Cinematography by
James Devis (director of photography)
Film Editing by
John F. Burnett 
Allan Jacobs 
Casting by
Reuben Cannon 
Production Design by
Ted Haworth 
Set Decoration by
Robert R. Benton  (as Bob Benton)
Costume Design by
Olga Dimitrov 
Makeup Department
Paul LeBlanc .... hair stylist
Bill Morgan .... makeup artist
Production Management
Les Kimber .... unit production manager
Andre Morgan .... production supervisor (as André Morgan)
Marlene Rubenstein .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Baxley .... second unit director
Frank Ernst .... first assistant director
Rob Lockwood .... second unit director
David McLeod .... second assistant director (as David MacLeod)
Art Department
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... property master (as John Berger)
Tom Doherty .... set designer
Sound Department
Ray Alba .... sound designer
Carolyn Colwell .... sound designer
Paul Hochman .... sound designer
David J. Kimball .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Lightstone .... sound recordist
Robert J. Litt .... sound re-recording mixer
Carl Mahakian .... dialogue editor
Bert Schoenfeld .... sound designer
Elliot Tyson .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Thomas L. Fisher .... special effects (as Tom Fisher)
John Thomas .... special effects
Alex Green .... stunt coordinator
Paul Baxley .... stunts (uncredited)
Alex Green .... stunts (uncredited)
John Scott .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Chegwidden .... gaffer
Ron Goodman .... Wesscam operator
Margaret Herron .... Wesscam operator
Michael Kohne .... key grip
Richard Leiterman .... director of photography: second unit
Cameron MacDonald .... camera operator: second unit (as Cam MacDonald)
Rod Parkhurst .... camera operator
Herb Reischl Jr. .... best boy (as Herb Reischl)
Peter K. Smith .... focus puller: second unit
Curtis Petersen .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Bryan Gliserman .... extras casting
Editorial Department
William Jacobs .... assistant editor
Mario Leone .... assistant editor
Cathy Rose .... apprentice editor
Music Department
Jim Henrikson .... music editor (as James Henrikson)
Michael Tronick .... music editor
Other crew
Margo Baxley .... assistant to producer
Pamela Carlton .... script supervisor (as Pam Carlton)
David Chan .... assistant to executive in charge of production
Mark Dumas .... animal trainer (as Mark Weiner)
Dennis Grisco .... animal trainer
Terry Guesnel .... animal trainer
Doug Lemmond .... animal trainer
Phill Norman .... title designer
John Scott .... wrangler
Gary Vaughn .... animal trainer
Lacia Kornylo .... production accountant (uncredited)
Michael MacDonald .... location manager (uncredited)
Joe Thornton .... location manager: second unit (uncredited)
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97 min
Color (Technicolor)
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Did You Know?

This movie, based on the 1931-1932 Canadian Mounties manhunt of trapper Albert Johnson, is considered to be a heavily fictionalized and Hollywoodized version, of the accounts of these events.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Lee Marvin introduces himself at the cabin as Edgar Millen of the Royal Canadian Police instead of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.See more »
Albert Johnson:My old man told me never to trust you!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The King of Comedy (1982)See more »
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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Solid, 8 September 2003
Author: ctomvelu from usa

A classic adventure, as aging Mountie Lee Marvin pursues aging goldminer Charles Bronson across the Arctic wilderness. Directed by the man responsible for what many people consider to be the best non-Sean Connery James Bond movie, ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, and a hell of a cut above later Bronson fare like DEATH WISH 3 and THE EVIL THAT MEN DO. Frankly, one of Bronson's last decent films.

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