North to Alaska
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Those familiar only with Johnny Horton's song hit North to Alaska might not be aware that the song came equipped with a movie. John Wayne and Stewart Granger star as a couple of lucky miners in Alaska Territory during the '98 gold rush. Since the Duke is the only man he can trust, Granger sends his pal to Seattle to fetch his fiance. Fabian appears in the cast (playing Granger's brother) primarily to attract teenage filmgoers; he gets to sing, of course, but he's better than usual. The film's centerpiece, an outsized brawl in the muddy streets of Nome, was repeated with… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

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"I can't in good conscience call this one of John Wayne's best movies, but I have to say that 'North to Alaska' has always been one of my favorites. It's just plain fun."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"Never amounts to even a speck of gold."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"An OK John Wayne up north comedy western. Not one of his better efforts, but it has its moments."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Harmless watchable cheesefest."
‑ Widgett Walls, Needcoffee.com
"One of John Wayne's most popular Western-adventures, North to Alaska reveals his light comedy skills, and benefits from Shamroy's on-location shoot, hathaway's smooth helming, and great cast, headed by Cappucine, Ernie Kovacs, Stewart Granger, and Fabian"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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