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Icebound Comes to the Silver Screen Breathing Life into the Rich History of Alaska, Sled Dogs, and the 1925 Serum Run

Production still courtesy of Icebound. "In January 1925, more than 30 men and at least 150 dogs, battle storms and life-threatening cold weather in a daring relay of antitoxin across the frozen wilderness to save the children of Nome, Alaska from a deadly outbreak of diptheria…. The story of the Serum Rum is legend—a heroic testament to the human spirit, and to the indomitable achievements of the dogs of the far North. For the first time on film, the real story of the 1925 Serum Run, Alaska’s Race Against Death.” ~ Icebound, One of the wonderful things about social networking is discovering new and interesting things. A reader of my FiveSibes: Siberian Husky K9 News & Reviews  Facebook page  and this blog mentioned to me awhile back about a movie in the making on the history of the 1925 Serum Run, the historical event commemorated each year by the Iditarod, that is now hitting the silver screen. I had the opportunity to talk with the filmmaker,