At the end of World War I, Zeb Kennedy, a canner, and Thor Storm, a fishing boat captain, set up a fish cannery in Alaska and through the years find themselves on opposite sides of Alaska's bid for statehood. Zeb is determined to let nothing and no one stop him from building his business and gaining great wealth. At first Zeb and Thor's girlfriend, Birdie, are only good friends. But even though Zeb and Birdie fall in love, Zeb remains devoted to his greater love: money. Zeb goes off to Seattle to find money for his business. There he marries Dorothy, the heir to his former employer. When Dorothy and Thor find out that Zeb and Birdie are secret lovers, Thor attacks Zeb, knocking him out. His friendship with Zeb ended, Thor heads off into the Alaskan wilderness, where he is rescued by an Eskimo family. There, Thor begins to work for Alaskan statehood, while Zeb works to advance himself through his business.
Only the author of unforgettable 'Giant' could bring to life such emotions as these! 'ICE PALACE' is big with stubborn men and weak...with women who are wise and willing and foolish. 'ICE PALACE' is big with the lavish splendor and stripped passions of a land in the turmoil of creation...
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Referenced in American Masters: Tyrus
Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat
Written by Leon René
, Otis René
and Emerson Scott
Played when Bridie, Zeb and Bay are out on the terrace at the engagement party See more