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Where the North Begins
Also known as [Wolf Fangs], [The White Silence]
(1923) United States of America
B&W : Six reels / 6200 feet
Directed by Chester M. Franklin

Cast: Rin-Tin-Tin [the wolf-dog], Claire Adams [Felice McTavish], Walter McGrail [Gabrielle Dupree], Pat Hartigan [Shad Galloway], Charles Stevens [‘The Fox’], Myrtle Owen [Marie], Fred Huntley [Scotty McTavish]; [?] ? [the Polaire orphan], [?] ? [the Northwest Mounted Police officer], [?] ? [the company investigator], [?] ? [the trading post proprietor], [?] ? [Dupree’s native housekeeper]

Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Harry Rapf. Scenario by Fred Myton and Chester M. Franklin, from a screen story by Fred Myton and Millard Webb. Animal trainer, Lee Duncan. Electrical effects by F.N. Murphy. Technical direction by Louis Gieb (Lewis Gieb) and Estras Hartley (Esdras Hartley). Film editor, Lewis Milestone. Presented by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / © 28 July 1923 by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated [LP19256]. Released 1 July 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Rin-Tin-Tin’s first film for Warner Brothers.

Drama: Northwoods.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Archives Du Film Du CNC film archive; in the EYE Film Instituut Nederland; in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive; and in the National Archives of Canada film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain [USA].

Keywords: Alaska territory - Animals: Caribou, Cats, Dogs, Wolves - Babies - Cabins - Cages - Crime: False Accusations, Murder, Theft - Dog sleds - Escapes - Fights - French Canadians - Furs - Law enforcement: Northwest Mounted Police - Orphans - Outposts: Factors - Reunions - Snow - Special effects: Glass shots - Trading posts - Weapons: Pistols, Rifles, Whips

Listing updated: 11 July 2023.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Vermilye-Twenties p. 228; Weaver-Twenty p. 306 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

Home video: Blu-ray Disc, DVD.

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