Harpoon (1948)

Genres - Adventure, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama  |   Run Time - 83 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The history of a family feud is chronicled in this drama that begins with two men who hate each other. After the fathers die, their sons inherit the fight. It all began when one of the fathers becomes captain of a whaling ship. He abducts the other and forces him to work aboard the ship where he physically abuses him for many years until the battered man can escape. Their mutual hatred does not abate over time. They teach their sons to carry on the feud which culminates in one murdering the other. Much of the story was filmed on location in Alaska.



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