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The Chechakos


This tale of the Gold Rush days in the Klondike was produced by Austin E. Lathrop, who was once a prospector himself. Because of his experience -- and because the film was shot in Alaska -- this production is especially realistic. A group of Chechahcos (Eskimo for newcomers, or tenderfeet) are sailing for Alaska. The boat catches fire, and gambler Richard Steele (Alexis B. Luce) rescues a woman, Mrs. Stanlaw (Eva Gordon), while young prospector...more