A half-wolf, half-husky named Balto gets a chance to become a hero when an outbreak of diphtheria threatens the children of Nome, Alaska in the winter of 1925. He leads a dog team on a 600-mile trip across the Alaskan wilderness to get medical supplies. The film is based on a true story which inspired the Iditarod dog sled race. Written by
Part Dog. Part Wolf. All Hero.
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Hey goose, you a half-breed too, huh? Part turkey?
Good wordplay there, boss!
You are the wittiest, you are the drollest, the cleverest, the sharpest, you are the most hilariousest!
You crack me up! Ha ha, ha ha, ha ha!
[gets bonked on the head by Kaltag
Ha, ha ha ha ha! Whoopee!
[falls down dizzily
Steele, just leave him out of this.
[in the background
Woah-hoah-hoah! Oh yeah.
After the credits, Fievel from "An American Tail" (1986) pushes the Amblimation logo into place, then stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more
Featured in Leave It to Beaver
Reach for the Light
Composed by James Horner
and Barry Mann
Lyrics by Cynthia Weil
Performed by Steve Winwood
Backing Vocals: Bonnie Keen (uncredited), Chris Rodriguez (uncredited), Micah Wilshire (uncredited), and Tina Clark (uncredited)
Chorus: Caitlin McCollister (uncredited), Elizabeth Winwood (uncredited), Emily Estes (uncredited), Evan Brooder (uncredited), Gianno Caputo (uncredited), Holly Burt (uncredited), Jamie Grable (uncredited), Joel Dunham (uncredited), Katy Dunham (uncredited), Lauren Caputo (uncredited), Leah Lofton (uncredited), Mary Claire Winwood (uncredited), Natalia DiGesare (uncredited) See more