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Jack London's famous story about a man whose survival depends upon his knowledge of the Alaskan wilderness almost comes to life. Filmed in Finland.

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Available on Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, Wild Kingdom, Adapted from a Story, King of Beasts (Dogs), Books to Film: Jack London, Alaska
Harry Alan Towers, Hubert Frank
Charlton Heston, Michele Mercier, George Eastman
John Cabrera
Ken Annakin
Carlo Rustichelli
Intercontinental Releasing Corporation

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Call of the Wild
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Ken Annakin directed the film Call of the Wild starring Charlton Heston (as John Thornton). This family film came out in 1972 and has a total running time of 105 minutes. Call of the Wild is based on the popular story written by Jack London. This film is about a dog named Buck. Buck is a mix between a Saint Bernard and a Scotch Shepherd. Buck is abducted and soon takes part being a sled dog. Later on he meets John Thornton who takes him in as a pet. After Indians kill John, and then Buck goes on a rampage and kills a few members from that tribe. He then becomes a leader of a wolf pack and becomes known as the Ghost Dog.