PG | | Adventure, Drama, Family
Canadian actress Cara Gee (Françoise) is Ojibwe, and she portrays a Tlingit woman for this adaptation. Gee spoke with a Tlingit (pronounced "klinkit") cultural adviser whose grandmother was, like the character of Françoise, a dog sledder.
Some say that's the legend. Not so. You see, I knew him once, when he was just a dog at a men side. And even all this land is his, every summer, when he comes down to the valley, he remembers kind hands and old masters... before he went to his own.....
In the 1890s, business signs atop town store facades would still be using periods in the names displayed. So, for example, the signs would say "Barber Shop." and "Post Office." (using periods) rather than simply "Barber Shop" and "Post Office" (no period).
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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