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Northwest Passage

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Kenneth Roberts' fact-based novel Northwest Passage would seem too raw and explicit a book to be considered for an MGM film adaptation-much less one in Technicolor. Amazingly, MGM retained many of the grim episodes from the Roberts' novel, though - thanks to the Hays Code - most are discussed rather than shown. The film is set in 1759, when the headstrong and gifted young artist Langdon Towne ([[Performer~P263868~Robert Young~robertyoung]]) is expelled from Harvard much to the chagrin of his parents and...more

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