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Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)

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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

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La bataille de l'or  »

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Claude Rains' only western. See more »

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Edited into Trial by Trigger (1944) See more »

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I Gotta Get Back to My Gal
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Sung a cappella by George 'Gabby' Hayes as "I'll Never Be Fooled By a Gal"
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No gold in these hills
27 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

You've seen this picture before - with a different title and a different cast. It's the one about two warring factions (here, miners and wheat growers) battling over precious land while she (Olivia deHavilland, daughter of the most prominent wheat grower) and he (George Brent, employed by the mining syndicate) fall in love. All very conventional, despite a solid cast and first-rate production values.

Clumsy off-screen narration at both the beginning and end attempts to give this story a documentary feel and some measure of historical significance. Did the film makers tack this on because they felt the story lacked significance and originality? I did.


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