The White Dawn (1974)
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Louis Gossett Jr.
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Description: In 1896 an American whaling ship in Artic waters loses one of its boats when a harpooned whale carries the small craft too far into the ice. The crew is left for dead, but three survive. They are rescued and graciously absorbed into the life of an Eskimo tribe living on the coast of Baffin Island. The leader of the clan, Sarkak, hopes that they will bring good fortune — these "dog-children": Daggert (Timothy Bottoms), an amiable youth; Portagee (Lou-Gossett), a strong black harpooner; and Billy (Warren Oates), a cunning and cantankerous second mate. Of the three, Daggett adapts best to the ways of the Eskimos. He beg ... (more)
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