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The Call of the Wild(1935)

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Brief Synopsis

Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.

Cast & Crew

Clark Gable Jack Thornton
Loretta Young Claire Blake
Jack Oakie "Shorty" Hoolihan
Sidney Toler Joe Groggins
Charles Stevens François
Tommy Jackson "Tex" Rickard
Russ Powell Bartender
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1935 Production Date:  A Darryl F. Zanuck Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  20th Century Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  91 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,241 or 8,375    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • the best version

    george snedker 2012-07-04

    best of all the versions made although unfaithful to the novel with a romantic subplot.very well made film with a real yukon feel.nice lovable dog and a... MORE>

  • Maravilhoso

    Sonia 2010-11-17

    Este filme fascinante. Muito bom mesmo. Eu fiquei espantada pelo TCM no exibir este filme nos 50 anos sem Clark Gable. Tudo no filme perfeito e... MORE>

  • The Call of the Wild (1935)

    James Higgins 2010-03-08

    Very well made, with impressive outdoors shooting and cinematography. Good performances, especially from Oakie in a supporting role. Great pace, always... MORE>