5.8/10
52
2 user 1 critic

Flaming Gold (1932)

The owners of World Wide Oil Company in New York City wires its field manager in Mexico to put a couple of wildcat independent drillers out of business. The manager puts one of his own ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) (as John Goodrich) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A small country on the verge of bankruptcy is persuaded to enter the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics as a means of raising money. Either a masterpiece of absurdity or a triumph of satire, ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline
Stars: Jack Oakie, W.C. Fields, Andy Clyde
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Expensive Women is a 1931 Pre-Code talking film drama. It was produced by First National Pictures and distributed through their parent company Warner Bros.. The film was directed by silent ... See full summary »

Director: Hobart Henley
Stars: Dolores Costello, H.B. Warner, Warren William
Comrade X (1940)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.

Director: King Vidor
Stars: Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, Oskar Homolka
Certificate: Passed Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A burglar is recruited to aid the police in finding his kidnapped girlfriend, a lovely but impoverished flower girl. Meanwhile, a deranged Russian emigre has been claiming that his ward is ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Stars: Gwili Andre, Gregory Ratoff, Frank Morgan
Army Surgeon (1942)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

During World War 1, an aviator competes against an army doctor for the love of a nurse.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Stars: James Ellison, Jane Wyatt, Kent Taylor
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Franz Roberti is a famous orchestra conductor who has a number of girlfriends. While talking with his old music teacher, Professor Thalma, he meets Constance, an aspiring music composer. ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Moeller
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer, John Beal
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Rough-hewn Rocky Evans has two great loves--his job building bridges and beautiful Helen Powers, his boss' daughter. But it's Rocky's shiftless brother Chuck who wins Helen's affections. ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Stars: Alexis Smith, Lloyd Nolan, Craig Stevens
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Boy crusader Matt works for the Daily News and always breaks the big story. The only trouble is that he usually has the wrong information and the paper must print a retraction. But this ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Stars: Ronald Reagan, Joan Perry, James Gleason
Adventure | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In the Canadian mountains, a trapper goes on the run accused of a crime, and is pursued by a rugged and determined lawman of the Royal North-West Mounted Police.

Director: Andrew Marton
Stars: Stewart Granger, Wendell Corey, Cyd Charisse
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The adoptive father of a young woman is horrified to learn she plans to marry the son of the man who accidentally killed her aunt years before.

Director: Sidney Franklin
Stars: Norma Shearer, Fredric March, Leslie Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Hubby and wifey are in love, but he's henpecked by her mother. A nip of whiskey gives him Dutch courage, and he storms out, declaring he won't be a domestic slave anymore. He heads for a ... See full summary »

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Norma Nichols
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A man tired of his wife's mother and brother living in their house tries to teach his lazy brother-in-law a lesson. However, this prank and his attempt to skip work to attend the championship fight both backfire on him in comedic ways.

Director: Clyde Bruckman
Stars: Lloyd Hamilton, Marjorie Beebe, Tom Dugan
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Dan Manton (as Bill Boyd)
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

The owners of World Wide Oil Company in New York City wires its field manager in Mexico to put a couple of wildcat independent drillers out of business. The manager puts one of his own wells on fire, hoping it will explode and burns out the intruders, but the wind shifts and World Wide's wells in the field are menaced. Dan Manton and Ben Lear are said to be the only men who can put out the flames, but they refuse World Wide's &5,000 offer to do so as they are miffed at the company for exploding their own single-shaft well. That wins the approval of saloon-keeper Tampico Tess Terrell who sends Dan and Ben to New York City to gets funds to re-start their drilling operation.There, Bill Conway, and old friend, stakes them and also provides Dan with a party girl that he marries. That causes complications galore. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 September 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Oro en llamas  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Edward McWade was reported in the cast in a contemporary newspaper, but he was not seen in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Dan Manton: Claire, will you take a chance with me?
Claire Gordon: Will you take a chance with me?
See more »

Soundtracks

Siboney
(1929) (uncredited)
Written by Ernesto Lecuona
Played in the Cantina as dance music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Oil/jungle drama
24 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

William Boyd (pre-Hopalong Cassidy) and Pat O'Brien are drilling for oil in the jungle. Boyd goes to the city to get financing and meets working girl Mae Clarke. They have a great time, fall in love, and get married. The twist, Bill doesn't know Mae was a working girl. When they arrive back at the site, Pat spots her for what she was, and assumes she tricked Bill into the marriage. Thus, the drama unfolds of this friendship/love triangle.

It's a bit dated, and you've seen the plot dozens of times, but, the cast is solid, and the story runs smoothly in it's 54 minute running time.

It would have been better if there had been more danger and excitement about the oil drilling, or life in the jungle, but, it is a drama, not an adventure.

For those that love classic movies, or those wanting to see early performances by the stars.


14 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

'Game Night' Star Jesse Plemons on Playing Creepy

"The IMDb Show" gets weird with Game Night and "Black Mirror" star Jesse Plemons and learns what it's like to work with the legendary director Martin Scorsese.

Watch now