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The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952)

Approved | | Adventure, Western | 1 March 1952 (USA)
Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired ... See full summary »

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Homer 'Doc' Brown
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Myra Wade (as Julia Adams)
Charles Drake ...
Rosemary DeCamp ...
Samuella
Tommy Ivo ...
David
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Baltimore Dan
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Marvin Press ...
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Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Robert Louis Stevenson's The Treasure of Lost Canyon  »

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Oh Lemuel, My Lemuel
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Written by Stephen Foster
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Misfire
15 March 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This movie is a severe disappointment. William Powell gives one of his typical effortless-looking performances, but seeing him downgraded to Old Coot status, making something out of nothing, is painful. This would be a sub-par programmer without Powell, and, as it is, is a waste of time.


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