North to Alaska
- 2 hr
North to Alaska is a 1960 Western that leans more to the comedic side of the spectrum. Stewart Granger stars along John Wayne. The ‘60s teenybopper idol Fabian also stars in the movie. The movie is set Nome, Alaska during the Gold Rush era. Granger plays George Pratt and Wayne plays his partner Sam McCord. Pratt sends McCord to Seattle to retrieve his fiancée. McCord brings back a prostitute named Angel in place of Pratt’s fiancée. Angel falls for McCord on the boat trip to Alaska. The story goes through a number of twists and turns in terms of the romance. The subplot of the movie involves a shady saloon owner who is trying to steal their gold claim. Granger is at his best when he is playing lighthearted drama for laugh. He and Wayne both are fun to watch.