Knute Berger

Mossback's Northwest

Host Knute Berger mines the Pacific Northwest's historical and cultural nuggets. Learn hidden backstories behind the region's most interesting treasures and discover why they're still relevant today.

How Tugboat Annie pulled Seattle onto the silver screen

The first Hollywood movie ever shot in Seattle was "Tugboat Annie," which turned into a movie series and a TV show celebrating a fictional woman tugboat captain. The smash-hit 1930s film featured the Emerald City and many locals as background actors. Annie was a salty, formidable woman who was able to constantly outsmart her rivals.