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Elam Harnish, known as "Burning Daylight," is a leader among the men of Circle City, Alaska in the days before the gold rush. Nell, a dance hall girl, loves Harnish, though he has never offered her anything but friendship. Harnish's hunch that the big strike is coming soon proves true, and he throws himself into the frenzy of activity that follows, staking claims and eventually accumulating eleven million dollars. Harnish leaves Alaska for San Francisco without knowing that Nell has killed herself because of his departure. -From TCM.com Database, powered by the AFI.

  1. Hobart Bosworth

    Director

  2. Jack London

    Novel

  3. Hettie Grey Baker

    Story

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  1. Hobart Bosworth

    Hobart Bosworth

    Elam Harnish, aka 'Burning Daylight'

  2. Rhea Haines

    Nell

  3. J. Charles Haydon

    Elijah

  4. Elmer Clifton

    Elmer Clifton

    Charley Bates

  5. Jack Conway

    Jack Conway

    Joe Hines

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Burning Daylight: The Adventures of 'Burning Daylight' in Alaska

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Original Language English

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