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The legend of a lost gold mine and a river in the Northwest Territories that lures men to their doom. Albert Faille, an aging prospector, has set out time and again to find hidden gold. His route takes him through a wild and awesome land particularly suited to the mood of this Canadian odyssey.

1962, 18 min 23 s

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Award for Exceptional Merit
International Festival of Short Films
November 13 to 18 1971, Philadelphia - USA

First Prize - Category: Explorations
International Festival of Mountain and Exploration Films Citta di Trento
September 29 to October 5 1963, Trento - Italy

Chris Statuette Award - Category: General Information
International Film and Video Festival
September 27 1963, Columbus - USA

Best Color Film Produced in 1962
Canadian Cinematography Awards
May 10 1963, Montréal - Canada

Certificate of Merit - Category: Theatrical Short
Genie Awards
May 10 1963, Montréal - Canada

Special Award for Colour Cinematography given to Donald A. Wilder
Genie Awards
May 10 1963, Montréal - Canada

Diploma of Honour
World Film Festival Review
November 29 to December 6 1962, Acapulco - Mexico

Silver Bear - Second Prize - Category: Short Subjects
International Film Festival
June 22 to July 3 1962, Berlin - Germany