Alaskan Sled Dog (film) Featurette, released on July 3, 1957. Directed by Ben Sharpsteen. Filmed in CinemaScope. 18 min. The story of an Eskimo father and son who train and groom a sled dog team. When the father is lost on an ice floe, the son takes the unproven team on the search, and succeeds in finding his father.