Saturday, August 4, 2012

Trivia Question of the Week

Okay, so I might not actually post trivia questions each week, but who knows?

Do any of you recognize this town?

Fifteen bonus points if you guess what's special about it without cheating!

Hint #1: The people in the picture here are fair-goers. The people that used the town for its original purpose were probably wearing fur coats and leather boots. And there might have been a French beret around. I'm not sure.

Hint #2: It's called Dalton City

Hint #3: Ethan Hawke was here.

Hint #4: There were also probably some wolf hybrids running around.

Hint#5: Jack London may or may not have been impressed.

Hint #6: It's a set from the Disney adaptation of White Fang!

Hint #6 is less of a hint, and more of the answer to this week's trivia question. Disney's adaptation of Jack London's classic novel, White Fang, was filmed entirely in Haines. Dalton City, pictured above, was a set used for the film. Dalton City remains standing in the fairgrounds, and most of the buildings are now used as shops.

White Fang was released in 1991. If you're interested in seeing more of the scenery around Haines in a live-action format, you could rent and watch the movie.

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At August 6, 2012 at 3:25 PM , Blogger Eric Moody said...

And White Fang 2?

At August 6, 2012 at 11:05 PM , Blogger Rachel said...

Sadly, the sequel to White Fang, White Fang 2, was not filmed in Haines. Rather, it was shot in Aspen, Colorado, as well as several locations in British Columbia, Canada.

But hey-- sequels are never as good as the originals, anyway, right? :)


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