49th Parallel (1941)


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War & Military, Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Thriller
2h 3min


Leslie Howard
Philip Armstrong Scott
Laurence Olivier
Johnnie, the Trapper
Eric Portman
Lieutenant Hirth
Raymond Lovell
Lieutenant Kuhnecke
Richard George
Kommandant Bernsdorff
Finlay Currie
The Factor
Ley On
Nick - the Eskimo
Tawera Moana
George, the Indian
Theodore Salt
A United States Customs Officer
O.W. Fonger
A United States Customs Officer
Robert Beatty
RCMP Mountie in Alberta (voice)
Eric Berry
Nazi Radio Announcer
Gron Davies
Officer on Submarine
Leslie Falardeau
Aviator on Seaplane
Lionel Grose
Undetermined Role
Jack Hynes
Aviator on Seaplane
Stuart Latham
Second Nazi Radio Announcer
Norman Luxton
Man in fringed jacket on balcony at Banff Indian Day
Vincent Massey
Prologue Narrator (voice)
Percy Parsons
Hi-Jacked Canadian Motorist
Gerry Wilmot
Canadian Radio Announcer


In the early days of World War II, a German U-boat is sunk in Canada's Hudson Bay. Hoping to evade capture, a small band of German soldiers led by commanding officer Lieutenant Hirth attempts to cross the border into the United States, which has not yet entered the war and is officially neutral. Along the way, the German soldiers encounter brave men such as a French-Canadian fur trapper, Johnnie, a leader of a Hutterite farming community, Peter, an author, Philip and a soldier, Andy Brock.

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