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Alaska Highway

Author: Maxwell Shane; Lewis R Foster; Richard Arlen; Jean Parker; Ralph Sanford
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Alpha Video, ©2004.
Series: Alpha video classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Major John Ormsby, head of the Ormsby Road Building Company, accepts a contract to build a road connecting the United States to Alaska, a military necessity after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Compelled by patriotic duty, the men of the company join the U.S. Engineer Corps and begin their 1600 mile journey north, cutting and blasting eight miles a day through dense trees and rock, knowing that if the Japanese invaded,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maxwell Shane; Lewis R Foster; Richard Arlen; Jean Parker; Ralph Sanford
OCLC Number: 60330980
Notes: Original release: "A Pine-Thomas Production."
Credits: Photography, Fred Jackman, Jr. ; music, Freddie Rich.
Performer(s): Starring: Richard Arlen and Jean Parker; with Ralph Sanford, Bill Henry, Joe Sawyer, Eddie Quillan, Harry Shannon, Edward Earle, Keith Richards.
Directed by: Frank McDonald.
Description: 1 videodisc (67 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Alpha video classics.
Other Titles: Alaska Highway :
Bulldozers vs. bullets
Bulldozers versus bullets
Responsibility: screenplay by Maxwell Shane and Lewis R. Foster.

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Major John Ormsby, head of the Ormsby Road Building Company, accepts a contract to build a road connecting the United States to Alaska, a military necessity after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Compelled by patriotic duty, the men of the company join the U.S. Engineer Corps and begin their 1600 mile journey north, cutting and blasting eight miles a day through dense trees and rock, knowing that if the Japanese invaded, the road would have to be ready. Pushing themselves and their equipment to the limit in the rough Canadian wilderness, the men must pull together to survive the brutal cold and natural disasters they encounter. However, when Ormsby's sons begin to fight over a woman they both love, the bitter rivalry puts family, careers, lives and the whole operation at risk.

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