- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 25, 2009
- Originally Released: 1959
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Thrilling tales of colonial America await those seeking the Northwest Passage - in these exciting television episodes from the 1950s! Based on the book by Kenneth Roberts and the 1940 MGM movie starring Spencer Tracy, "Northwest Passage" chronicles the adventures of Major Robert Rogers (Keith Larsen) and his Rangers. Trained as expert trackers and scouts, Rogers Rangers defend Britain's Fort Crown Point during the French and Indian Wars of 1754-1763. Also starring Don Burnett as explorer Langdon Towne and Buddy Ebsen (who had co-starred as Davy Crockett's TV sidekick) as tracker Hunk Marriner.
The Deserter: A young soldier deserts the fort when he learns that he has a newborn child.
The Hostage: As French and British forces battle for the city of Montreal, Major Rogers is wounded and taken hostage.
The Secret Of The Cliff: The French are torturing prisoners to learn about a rumored secret mountain trail that would render the fortress of Quebec vulnerable to attack.
Surprise Attack: Algonquin Indians have been committing atrocities against the colonists. Major Rogers is ordered to wipe out the renegades.
Television / TV Series