Jan 20, 1980 · Directed by Peter Carter. With Ronny Cox, Linda Sorensen, Andrew Ian McMillan, Chris Wiggins. A boy and his sled dog against the elements.
- Peter Carter
- Not Rated
The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog (TV Movie 1980) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Made-for-TV movie. A made-for-TV movie called The Courage of Kavik the Wolf Dog based on the book aired under the Sunday Big Event umbrella on NBC in 1979.. Plot. Kävik, an Alaskan malamute sled dog, gets sold from Charlie One-eye to Mr. Hunter for $2,000 after winning the North American Sled-dog race and is loaded on a plane in an iron-barred cage.
- Walt Morey, Peter Parnall
Whether or not you're familiar with KAVIK THE WOLF DOG, you will know that John Candy makes an appearance starting at the Gulf station (the video box fails to mention his name!). Still, this is a mighty rare "family" movie, but even the rarest of the rare can have the hiccups.
Overview of Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog, The, 1980, directed by Peter Carter, with Ronny Cox, Linda Sorenson, Andrew Ian Mcmillan, at Turner Classic Movies
The story of a champion Eskimo sled dog, named Kavik, who survives a plane crash in the wilds of Alaska and is found and cared for by a young boy, named Andy Evans, who brings Kavik back to his small hometown. But the dog's owner, George Hunter, takes Kavik back to his home in Colorado where the dog escapes and embarks on a 2,000-mile odyssey ...
This made-for-TV adventure is an account of a sled dog's 2,000-mile trek through Alaska to find the boy he loves. Also known as Kavik and The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog.
- Peter Carter
The story of a champion Eskimo sled dog, named Kavik, who survives a plane crash in the wilds of Alaska and is found and cared for by a young boy, named Andy Evans, who brings Kavik back to his small hometown. But the dog's owner, George Hunter, takes Kavik back to his home in Colorado where the dog escapes and embarks on a 2,000-mile odyssey in search of Andy
Later, Hunter hears about K. ävik's regained courage. He is told about the dog fending off a pack of wild dogs that used to terrorize him. Can Andy keep his dog? Kavik the Wolf Dog Movie. The movie, loosely based on the book, does not do the story justice. It does not give the viewer enough history on K. ävik. It also cuts out a large part of ...
This book is reminiscent of Lassie Come-Home and the wolf dog books of Joseph E Chipperfield or Thomas C Hinkle. Also a little of White Fang, but with less of the human adventuring in Alaska. Kavik, whose name means wolverine, is reared by a hard-bitten sled dog musher to be a lead dog for the team and win races.
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