When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh weather and terrain. This young man will need a lot of courage and a strong will to complete this race.
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
It's not a question of age. Or strength. Or ability. It's a matter of will.
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Did You Know?
Much of the movie was filmed in northern Minnesota near the town of Duluth. Many of Duluth's citizens were extras in the movie, a large number at the end of the race See more
While it may appear in some scenes that the American flag has 50 stars; every flag has the correct number of 48 stars as would be appropriate for the 1917 time period of this film. View time-stamp 1:06 as an example of 48 stars running parallel on a field of blue. Some scenes in the film make it appear as if the stars are on a diagonal, rather than parallel, due to the wind shifts and foreign objects partially blocking the flags. See more
You're gonna run 40 miles on fruit cake?
It's a special fruitcake Mr. Kingsley.
The character played by David Ogden Stiers is misspelled in the end credits as "J. P. Harper" despite being referred to as "J. W." throughout the movie. See more