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Sutter's Gold (1936)

 -  Western  -  1 March 1936 (USA)
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Story of the gold strike on an immigrant's property that started the 1849 California Gold Rush.

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Cast

Cast overview:
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Johan (John) Sutter
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Pete Perkin
Binnie Barnes ...
Countess Elizabeth Bartoffski
Katharine Alexander ...
Anna Sutter
Montagu Love ...
Capt. Kettleson
Addison Richards ...
James Marshall
John Miljan ...
Gen. Juan Bautista Alvarado
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William Janney ...
John Sutter Jr.
Nan Grey ...
Ann Eliza Sutter
Robert Warwick ...
Gen. Alexander Rotscheff
Morgan Wallace ...
General Fremont
Allen Vincent ...
Juan Bautista Alvarado Jr.
Mitchell Lewis ...
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Story of the gold strike on an immigrant's property that started the 1849 California Gold Rush.

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1 March 1936 (USA)  »

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A Conquista do Ouro  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This was reportedly Universal's biggest box office disaster of the era. It cost $2,000,000 in 1936 when the typical Universal production cost about $100,000. See more »

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Edited into Scouts to the Rescue (1939) See more »

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30 March 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

A mixed bag. Good production values are wasted on a very shaky script. Some scenes are downright laughable. It does holds interest for the first thirty minutes and then it seems the filmmakers lose their way. Edward Arnold's acting is particularly good and there is a nice music score composed primarily by Franz Waxman. However, the film was a failure for Carl Laemmle and one of the reasons why he lost control of Universal in 1936.


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