Also known as By the Law in the USA
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Lev Kuleshov
Cast: Vladimir Fogel [Michael Dennin], Sergei Komarov [Hans Nelson, the chairman], Aleksandra Khokhlova [Edith Nelson, his wife], Pyotr Galadzhev [Harky, a shareholder], Porfiri Podobed [Dutchy, a shareholder], [?] ? [Dennin’s mother].
Goskino production. / Scenario by Viktor Shklovskii [?] + [Lev Kuleshov]?, from the short story “The Unexpected” by Jack London. Assistant director, B. Sveshnikov. Cinematography by Konstantin Kuznetsov. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The was the third production from the Kuleshov Collective.
Survival status: Print exists [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Animals: Dogs - English (Abroad) - Gold - Irish (Abroad) - Mines: Gold - Musical instruments: Flutes (Wood) - Swedish (Abroad) - The Yukon
Listing updated: 17 February 2011.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 176; Limbacher-Feature p. 35; Shipman-Cinema p. 93; Youngblood-Soviet pp. 33, 46, 91, 93-94, 104, 111, 149, 163, 199, 266, 267, 270, 318 : ClasIm-305 p. 44.
Home video: DVD.