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Writers (WGA):
Jack London (novel)
Christopher Lofton (teleplay)
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Release Date:
25 April 1993 (USA) See more »
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A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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Cast

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Ricky Schroder ... John Thornton (as Rick Schroder)

Gordon Tootoosis ... Charlie

Duncan Fraser ... Red Fiske
Richard Newman ... Perrault
Brent Stait ... François

Mia Sara ... Jessie Gosselin

Eric McCormack ... Hal
Kerry Sandomirsky ... Mercedes
Tom Heaton ... Asa
Allan Lysell ... Charles (as Alan Lysell)
Vince Metcalfe ... Rupert
Marie Stillin ... Mary
Dayne Low ... Richard
Peter Bibby ... Casey
Bill Croft ... Stranger
Ed Mitchell ... Dispatcher
Ron Sauvé ... Toothless Sourdough (as Ron Suave)
Wilf Wedding ... Bearded Man
Gordon Wilson Harvey ... Kita
Kim Kondrashoff ... Sourdough #1

David Longworth ... Sourdough #2

Roark Critchlow ... Arthur
Andrew MacGregor ... Miner

Dan Shea ... Tall Musher
Matthew Walker ... Matthewson

Buffalo Child ... Yeehat Chief
Walter Mills ... Sourdough

Adrien Dorval ... First Handler
Wyatt Orr ... Garraty
Frank C. Turner ... Old Timer
David Wodchis ... Store Clerk
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Directed by
Michael Toshiyuki Uno  (as Alan Smithee)
Alan Smithee (really Michael Uno)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jack London (novel)

Christopher Lofton (teleplay)

Produced by
Robert Frederick .... line producer
Robert Halmi Sr. .... executive producer
Alan Jacobs .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lee Holdridge 
 
Cinematography by
David Geddes 
 
Film Editing by
James Rick 
 
Casting by
Lynn Kressel 
 
Production Design by
John Willett 
 
Art Direction by
William Heslup 
 
Set Decoration by
Elizabeth Wilcox 
Dominique Fauquet-Lemaitre (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Wendy Partridge 
 
Makeup Department
Jan Newman .... makeup artist
Brenda Turner .... hair stylist (as Brenda Gibson)
Carolyn Stewart .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Robert Frederick .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mick MacKay .... first assistant director
James Marshall .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Graham Coutts .... property master
 
Sound Department
David C. Eichhorn .... sound editor
Mark Holden .... sound mixer
Tim Chilton .... foley artist (uncredited)
Bob Costanza .... sound editor (uncredited)
Frank Fleming .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Mark Friedgen .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
David Gauthier .... special effects coordinator
 
Stunts
Stan Barrett .... stunt coordinator
Dustin Brooks .... stunt double
Shannon Douglas .... stunt double
Dave Hospes .... stunts
Michael Langlois .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dillard Brinson .... key grip
Drew Davidson .... gaffer (as Andrew Davidson)
Gil Forrester .... dolly grip
Pat Williams .... first assistant camera
Vince Laxton .... gaffer: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Sandra Couldwell .... casting assistant: Canada
Sid Kozak .... casting: Canada
Carmen Ruiz Laza .... extras casting (as Carmen Ruiz-Laza)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Glenne Campbell .... assistant costume designer
Zoya Niechoda .... wardrobe (1993)
Ann Russell .... costume department supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Richard J. Rossi .... assistant film editor (as Rich Rossi)
Brian Janko .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Sylvia Nablo .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Temple Anderson .... script supervisor
Debbie Coe .... animal coordinator (as Debra Coe)
Njeri Karago .... production executive
Jim Lauder .... head wrangler
Karl Lewis Miller .... "Buck" supplied and trained by
Teresa Ann Miller .... assistant animal trainer (as Teresa Miller)
Rino Pace .... location manager
Linda Sheehy-Brownstein .... production coordinator
Ted Smith .... boat wrangler (uncredited)
Lee Sollenberger .... animal trainer (uncredited)
Ryf Van Rij .... stand-in (uncredited)
 
Thanks
James Potter .... with appreciation to
Richard M. Rosenbloom .... with appreciation to (as Richard Rosenbloom)
Rick Tuber .... with appreciation to
 

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Netherlands:93 min | USA:97 min
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17 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
A boy and his German Shepherd go to Alaska, 3 February 2001
Author: helpless_dancer from Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Good dramatization of the old London novel. After a falling out with his timber magnate father, a young man heads for Alaska ostensibly looking for gold. Along the way he befriends a mistreated dog and is befriended by a mistrustful indian. After many adventures the pair lay claim to an abandoned gold mine and this is where the young man finally realizes the underlying reasons for his journey to the far north. Much of this film is corny and unrealistic, however, it is still an entertaining hour and a half. The Canadian landscape is lush and beautiful.

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