PG | | Adventure, Drama, Family
Some of the names of the wolves and wolf/dog hybrids are: Carol (the female white wolf), Bruno (Buck and Carol's male puppy), Lou (Buck and Carol's female puppy, who Carol picks up by the scruff while crossing the bear's river), and Duncan (the wolf that Buck rescued after he fell in the water and received a "dunkin'"). Bruno and Lou are named for Bruno Hamzagic and Lou Rigoudy, two of the film's animators.
It was in all the papers at the time. Men searching in the Artic had found a yellow metal. Gold. A mad fever spread as far as word can travel, and thousands more rushed to the North to try their luck. These men needed dogs. Big dogs with strong ...
When John and Buck started to row down the river, John had the backpack and his rifle with him. The backpack and rifle were still on the boat before the cascade. When they managed to surface from the cascade, the backpack and rifle were gone. But after they left the boat, John had them both with him.
This is the first film released under the 20th Century Studios banner (previously known as 20th Century Fox).
Thus, there is a new 20th Century Studios logo, which is an updated version of the classic Fox logo.
Prior to re-shoots, Mercedes, Charles, and the remaining dog team die (off-screen) on the broken-up river; only Hal survives to return to Dawson and confront John Thornton in the Argonaut saloon. (Paraphrased: "I lost everything because of you: my dogs... my sister...") Despite successful test screenings, studio heads changed this to Hal saying, "My dogs ran off" -- indicating the team and (one assumes) Mercedes and Charles survived -- in an attempt to keep children from being upset.
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