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Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)

Approved | | Drama, History, Romance | 12 February 1938 (USA)
Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

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Serena Ferris
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Colonel Ferris
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Slag Martin
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Lance Ferris
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Harrison McCooey
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Judge
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Joshua
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Mr. Crouch
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Enoch (as George Hayes)
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MacKenzie
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Dr. Parsons
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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

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Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)'s date of release, Saturday, February 12th, 1938 was just 325 days (46 weeks and 3 days) before its first connection Daffy Duck in Hollywood (1938)'s date of release, Tuesday, December 3rd, 1938. See more »

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Edited into Out Where the Stars Begin (1938) See more »

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My Country 'tis of Thee
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Music from "God Save the King" (1831)
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Played by the band when Ulysses S. Grant arrives at the party
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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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