Thelma Todd and Lyle Talbot in Klondike
|Directed by||Phil Rosen|
|Produced by||William T. Lackey|
|Written by||Tristram Tupper (story, adaptation, dialogue)|
|Cinematography||James S. Brown Jr.|
|Edited by||Carl Pierson|
|Distributed by||Monogram Pictures|
Doctor Robert Cromwell (played by Lyle Talbot) is charged with murder when a patient dies after an experimental operation to remove a brain tumor.
His pilot friend, Donald Evans (Frank Hawks), convinces "Doc" to join him on a trans-Pacific trip as a means to start a new life. They plot a flight path across the Bering Strait, but rough weather blows them off course and they end up in Alaska.
There the doctor is faced with a new dilemma. Mark Armstrong (Henry B. Walthall) begs the doctor to attempt the operation on his son Jim (Jason Robards Sr.) who is crippled by a similar brain tumor. When the doctor refuses, Mark accuses him of wanting his son to die, because he’s in love with Jim's fiancée, Klondike (Thelma Todd).
"Doc" acquiesces, at Klondike's insistence. Although having none of the facilities of a hospital, he believes that the operation is less likely to succeed, the longer it is delayed.
- Thelma Todd as Klondike
- Lyle Talbot as Dr. Robert Cromwell
- Henry B. Walthall as Mark Armstrong
- Jason Robards Sr. as Jim Armstrong
- Priscilla Dean as Miss Porter
- Tully Marshall as Editor Hinman
- Pat O'Malley as Burke
- Myrtle Stedman as Miss Fielding
- Ethel Wales as Sadie Jones
- George 'Gabby' Hayes as Tom Ross
- Frank Hawks as Donald Evans