Northwest Passage Poster

Release Date: 1940

DVD Release Date: November 22nd, 2011

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
An epic Western, about Major Robert Rogers, the tough frontiersman who led a grueling expedition to Canada in 1759 to punish a fearsome Indian tribe and seek a northwest passage to the Pacific. Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner joined the Rangers at the Indian village, but when they head on to Fort Wentworth, they find the place deserted.

Cast: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey, Nat Pendleton, Robert Barrat, Addison Richards, Louis Hector

Director: King Vidor

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Gripping, Quest, Gritty

Awards

Nominated Cinematography (Color)