Category: Action & Adventure
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Based on a Jack London story, "Sign of the Wolf" concerns an unruly canine who saves his owner and a servant following a plane crash, then aids another dog being trained by thieves to steal fox pelts. Grace Bradley, Darryl Hickman, Mantan Moreland star. Then, in "Crack-Up," Flash the Wonder Dog helps clear his pilot pal's name when ... more
While escorting a young woman (Jean Muir) to her inherited Yukon gold mine, an adventurer (Michael Whelan) makes an unlikely ally of a wolf-dog he dubs "White Fang." The canine companion continues to prove his worth when predatory locals falsely accuse the tracker of murdering the heiress's weakling brother. Loose adaptation of the ... more
Mutiny On The Elsinore(1937)
Based on a novel by Jack London, this action-packed saga follows a newspaper reporter as he books passage East out of Glasgow on the clipper ship Elsinore for a story he is working on. He quickly falls for the captain's daughter and finds himself in the midst of a bloody mutiny aboard the vessel. Can he somehow save the woman he loves ... more
Jack London's classic tale is brought vividly to life in this actioner starring John Carroll as a playboy who travels with his trusty dog Smokey to investigate the value of his father's mine. Upon his arrival, he encounters a beautiful Indian girl and is forced to square off against corrupt miners. With Movita, George Lynn, Wheeler ... more
A demented scientist who hopes to cure criminals through an illegal glandular operation fills a boat with convicts he helped escape. Together, they set out for the open sea, with his Annapolis graduate nephew an unwitting aide, in this "B"-actioner starring Lyle Talbot, Irving Pichel and Jacqueline Wells (later Julie Bishop). Inspired ... more
Mutiny Of The Elsinore(1939)
This exciting Jack London story receives a fine adaptation with Paul Lukas starring as a novelist who finds the ship he's sailing on is taken over by mutineers. The writer must wrestle with the scalawags in order to get control of the ship again. Lyn Harding, Pat Moriarty also star. 80 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Queen Of The Yukon(1940)
Jack London's tale of high stakes comes to life in this thrilling adventure about a loving mother who runs a gambling den aboard a Yukon riverboat in order for her daughter to be able to attend school. Desiring to be reunited with her child, she sells her business to a mining company whose troublesome actions cause her and her offspring ... more
To Build A Fire(1969)
Thrilling outdoor photography and Orson Welles' vibrant narration combine to tell a classic short story by Jack London about a traveller in Alaska's wilderness struggling to survive temperatures 75 degrees below zero. With Ian Hogg. 56 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono; biographies.
The Legend Of Sea Wolf(1975)
Dramatic adaptation of Jack London's novel stars Chuck Connors as Captain Wolf Larsen, a sadistic, obsessed seafarer who must confront his only fear on a danger-filled voyage. With Barbara Bach, Giuseppe Pambieri. AKA: "Wolf Larsen." 92 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Call Of The Wild(1993)
Jack London's saga about a brave dog's fight for survival after it's abducted and put to work on a sled team in the Gold Rush-era Yukon is brought to life. Rick Schroder, Mia Sara, and Eric McCormack star in this thrilling adventure film filled with beautiful scenery; Alan Smithee (Michael Uno) directs. 97 min. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more
Cry Of The Black Wolves(1978)
In the frozen North, a trapper (Ron Ely) is wrongly accused of murder and tracked by a bounty hunter. Can he prove his innocence and find the real killer? Exciting German actioner based on a story by Jack London. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English (dubbed) Dolby Digital mono.
Based on three stories written by Jack London, this crackling anthology crime thriller set in the Depression era relates the story of jewel thieves whose successful heist is undone by rivalries from within; the dark tale of a rich woman who sets out to manipulate an impoverished criminal; and the surprising yarn of the confrontation ... more