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North to Alaska
Directed by:
Henry Hathaway

Directed by Henry Hathaway, and written by John Lee Mahin (screenplay) and Ladislas Fodor (play "Birthday Gift"), "North to Alaska" (also known as "Land der tausend Abenteuer", "Pugni, pupe e pepite") is a Comedy/Western film, released in the USA on November 07 of 1960 . John Wayne and Stewart Granger are starring, alongside Ernie Kovacs, Fabian, Capucine and Mickey Shaughnessy.

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Who directed "North to Alaska":

North to Alaska was directed by Henry Hathaway, an American director, and producer.

Before making North to Alaska, Henry Hathaway had directed Seven Thieves, released in 1960, Woman Obsessed (1959), From Hell to Texas (1958), Legend of the Lost (1957), 23 Paces to Baker Street (1956), and The Bottom of the Bottle (1956). Since, he directed How the West Was Won, released in 1962, Of Human Bondage (1964), Circus World (1964), Nevada Smith (1966), The Last Safari (1967), and 5 Card Stud (1968).

When was "North to Alaska" released:

North to Alaska was first released on Monday, November 07, 1960, in the United States.. This was fifty-nine (59) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, January 01, 1961 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, December 16, 1960 in Germany.

What is the cast of "North to Alaska":

At the casting of North to Alaska we find John Wayne, previously seen in The Alamo (1960) and The Horse Soldiers (1959); Stewart Granger (Harry Black (1958), The Whole Truth (1958)); Ernie Kovacs (Strangers When We Meet (1960), Wake Me When It's Over (1960)) [ more... ]

  • John Wayne, Mickey Shaughnessy, Karl Swenson and Joe Sawyer can all be seen in How the West Was Won, released in 1962.
  • John Wayne, Joe Sawyer and John Qualen have all also be seen in The Long Voyage Home, released in 1940.
  • John Wayne and John Qualen can both be seen in The High and the Mighty, released in 1954.

What is the Storyline of "North to Alaska":

After finding gold in Alaska, George Pratt (Stewart Granger) sends partner Sam McCord (John Wayne) to Seattle to bring back his fiancée, a French girl whom Sam has never met.

Finding there that George's girl has already married another man, Sam brings back prostitute "Angel" (Capucine) as a substitute. There is a misunderstanding: she thinks Sam wants her for himself and begins to become enamored with him during the boat trip to Alaska, during which he treats her like a respectable lady.

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