Cinema: Also Showing

Alaska Seas (Paramount) takes its audience salmon fishing under the Pole, but the cinematic catch is not spectacular. Robert Ryan sells one fishing syndicate out to another. For excitement, there is net raiding by night, skiff jousting on the black northern water with searchlight and rifle. In the end. Ryan loses what he wants (Jan Sterling) and gets what he deserves under an icefall. Sadly, the picture fails in 85 minutes to transmit a satisfying image of the "thrilling region of thick-ribbed ice." The icecap of the world, as shown here, is no more awesome than a refrigerator head in need...

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