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Northwest Passage (1940)




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This film is set in 1759, when Major Robert Rogers set out from the Colonies to seek out a northwest passage to the Pacific Ocean. Together with dozens of loyal followers, Rogers sets out and ends up battling Indians. Even though his quest failed, Rogers was lauded as a hero.

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Spencer Tracy
as Major Rogers
Robert Young
as Langdon
Ruth Hussey
as Elizabeth
Montagu Love
as Clagett
Hugh Sothern
as Beecham
Nat Pendleton
as Capt. Huff
Louis Hector
as Rev. Browne
Robert H. Barrat
as Humphrey Towne
Lumsden Hare
as Gen. Amherst
Donald MacBride
as Sgt. McNott
Douglas Walton
as Lt. Avery
Regis Toomey
as Webster
Lester Matthews
as Sam Livermore
Truman Bradley
as Capt. Ogden
Andrew Pena
as Konkapot
Tom London
as Ranger
Don Castle
as Richard Towne
Rand Brooks
as Eben Towne
Kent Rogers
as Odiorne Towne
Verna Felton
as Mrs. Towne
Dick Cramer
as Sheriff Packer
Ray Teal
as Bradley McNeil
Edward Gargan
as Capt. Butterfield
Gwendolen Logan
as Mrs. Browne
John Merton
as Lt. Dunbar
Gibson Gowland
as MacPherson
Frank S. Hagney
as Capt. Grant
Gwendolyn Logan
as Mrs. Browne
Addie McPhail
as Jane Browne
Helen MacKellar
as Sarah Hadden
Arthur Ayleswofth
as Flint Innkeeper
Ted Oliver
as Farrington
R. Lawrence Porter
as Billy Indian Boy
Tony Guerrero
as Capt. Jacobs
Denis Green
as Capt. Williams
Frederic Worlock
as Sir William Johnson
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Critic Reviews for Northwest Passage

All Critics (6)

A rousing adventure story of epic proportions.

May 11, 2010 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Surprisingly gritty, realistic MGM version of early pioneers led by Spencer Tracy's Rogers.

February 24, 2008 | Rating: 5/5

Audience Reviews for Northwest Passage

Beautiful photograpy and robust performances.

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