In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, by ship to Skagway, and (after a delay caused by larcenous town boss Gannon) through the mountains to Dawson. There, he and his partner Ben Tatum get into the gold business themselves. Two lovely women fall for misanthropic Jeff, but he believes in every-man-for-himself, turning his back on growing lawlessness...until it finally strikes home.
A couple is lost in a town where everyone speaks some strange language, and they can't find their way out.
A documentary commissioned by the Hudson's Bay Company for its 250th anniversary in 1920. The film depicts a journey to different Hudson's Bay outposts across Canada.
In 1919, a film crew set out on an epic journey across Canada's North. Over the course of six months, their expedition traveled by icebreaker, canoe, and dog sled, capturing the Canadian fur trade in a silent feature documentary. The Romance of the Far Fur Country was released in 1920, two years before the legendary film Nanook of the North. Rediscovering the documentary in a British archive, another film crew begins a journey to resurrect the lost film, taking it to the communities where the film was originally shot. Images come to life; people recognize faces, landscapes, and lost traditions.
Its summer and everyone are going on holiday to a small fisher town in Jutland.
Just after the second world war, an English girl from a sheltered background, Jennifer Morton, falls in love with Czech migrant Carl Zlinter. But Carl is not all that he seems and even Jennifer is not privy to his dark secret.
Ex-boyband rapper Abz Love and his girlfriend Vicky Fallon want to leave their city life and buy a smallholding in Wales. But with little money and farming experience, will they achieve their dream?
A five-part series documenting 50 years in the lives of the Ju/'hoansi of southern Africa, from 1951 to 2000. These once independent hunter-gatherers experience dispossession, confinement to a homeland, and the chaos of war.