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Hidden Gold (1940)

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Hoppy and Lucky confront a gang of outlaws which has been ravaging stagecoaches and gold mines. The final gunfight is at Ed Colby's mine.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Russell Hayden ...
Minor Watson ...
Ed Colby
Ruth Rogers ...
Jane Colby
Britt Wood ...
Speedy
Ethel Wales ...
Matilda Purdy
Lee Phelps ...
Sheriff Cameron
Roy Barcroft ...
Henchman Hendricks
George Anderson ...
Ward Ackerman
Eddie Dean ...
Logan, Express Agent
Ray Bennett ...
Henchman Fleming (as Raphael Bennett)
Jack Rockwell ...
Stage Driver Pete
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Hoppy and Lucky have been called in to investigate a series of stage holdups. The robbers are taking gold from Colby's mine and Hoppy suspects it may be ex-outlaw Colby himself. When Speedy strikes gold, Hoppy borrows it and announces a gold shipment hoping to catch the gang and their leader. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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7 June 1940 (USA)  »

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Piratas de Estrada  »

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The twenty-ninth of sixty-six Hopalong Cassidy movies. See more »

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Ed Colby: [to Ackerman] I was crooked once, but I'm on the level now, and you're gonna tell the world I am.
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Followed by False Colors (1943) See more »

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Hiding in Plain Sight
25 June 2010 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Some nice touches in this otherwise average entry. That tunnel collapse is well done, well enough that you might wonder how Hoppy walks away. But then who worries about realism when entertainment's at stake. So who's behind the gold robberies? As this ex- front row kid (turned old geezer) knows, you just look for the guy with the moustache. Not just any moustache, but the pencil-thin variety favored by those evil-doers from Hollywood.

Producer Harry Sherman popped for a lot of hard riding extras and some gold mining sluice boxes that add color. I hadn't seen comedy relief man Britt Wood before. He's no Gabby Hayes, but does look a little like Shemp of the Three Stooges (that's surely no compliment). I am curious, however, about the leading lady Ruth Rogers. She died young, 35, after what looks like a brief, unrewarding career. She's very much a subdued presence here, and I'm wondering if she was an unfortunate casualty of movie star ambitions.

Anyway, there's enough hard riding, good scenery, and faux shoot-outs to keep this old suburban cowboy happy.


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