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The Girl from Alaska (1942)

Approved | | Western | 16 April 1942 (USA)
After four unprofitable years in Alaska, gold prospector Steve Bentley prepares to return to the United States. His friend Ravenhill, who is known as Rave, tries to convince him to ... See full synopsis »

Directors:

Nick Grinde, William Witney (uncredited)

Writers:

Robert Ormond Case (story "The Golden Portage"), Edward T. Lowe Jr.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ray Middleton ... Steve Bentley
Jean Parker ... Mary 'Pete' McCoy
Jerome Cowan ... Ravenhill
Robert Barrat ... Frayne
Mala ... Charley
Francis McDonald ... Pelly
Raymond Hatton ... Shorty
Milton Parsons ... Sanderson
Nestor Paiva ... Geroux
Ace the Wonder Dog ... Tolo, Steve's Dog
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After four unprofitable years in Alaska, gold prospector Steve Bentley prepares to return to the United States. His friend Ravenhill, who is known as Rave, tries to convince him to participate in a scheme to acquire 9,000 ounces of gold. Rave explains that he followed Mountie Travis as he was escorting a newcomer, Matt Donovan, to a remote location where Donovan was to help prospector "Boomer" McCoy and his son Pete take the gold out of Alaska. Travis was forced to leave the man when word came that a woman had been killed in Fort Nelson. Rave wants to follow the newcomer to McCoy's strike and steal the gold, but Steve turns him down. He then indulges in a drunken farewell party with his friends, during which he thinks he hears a wolf outside and attempts to shoot it. The next morning when he awakens, Steve is horrified to learn that Travis has been shot to death, and that the evidence indicates Steve is the culprit. Rave's cohort Frayne offers to help Steve escape, but when Rave ...

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La jornada trágica See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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