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Author: Colin LowWolf KoenigEldon RathburnPierre BertonTom DalyAll authors
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec : National Film Board of Canada, [2000?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A nostalgic recollection of the Klondike gold rush in the winter of 1897-1898. The commentary by the well-known author and TV personality, Dawson Cityborn Pierre Berton, based largely on stories told to him by his father who spent 40 years in the Klondike, vividly recaptures the frenzied months when prospectors braved untold hardships in search of the elusive yellow metal. Live footage and vintage photographs help  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Low; Wolf Koenig; Eldon Rathburn; Pierre Berton; Tom Daly; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 60594493
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1957.
Credits: Direction and location photography, Colin Low, Wolf Koenig ; story line, Roman Kroitor ; music, Eldon Rathburn ; commentary, Pierre Berton ; production and editing, Tom Daly ; produced by the National Film Board of Canada.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 22 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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A nostalgic recollection of the Klondike gold rush in the winter of 1897-1898. The commentary by the well-known author and TV personality, Dawson Cityborn Pierre Berton, based largely on stories told to him by his father who spent 40 years in the Klondike, vividly recaptures the frenzied months when prospectors braved untold hardships in search of the elusive yellow metal. Live footage and vintage photographs help bring alive the men and women who made Yukon history.

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