Spawn of the North
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Spawn of the North
The visual wizardry in this period action picture about Alaskan fishermen won a special honorary Oscar in the years before special effects got its own category. Henry Fonda stars as Jim Kimmerlee, a salmon fisherman in Alaska who has become at odds with a childhood friend, Tyler Dawson (George Raft). While Jim attempts to make an honest living, Tyler, whose frustrated dreams of buying his own schooner don't look to be realized anytime soon, has signed on with a Russian crew that steals the catch from others' nets. While the rivalry between the two one-time pals heats up, Jim begins… More

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"Half-baked Western set as an Alaskan fish story about childhood friends who become bitter rivals as adults."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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