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Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953)

Approved | | Adventure | 4 February 1953 (USA)
Jean-Paul rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo, and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his ... See full summary »

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Jean-Paul
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Clara MacDougal
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Pierre Champlain
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Marie, Comtesse de St. Malo
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Marquis de St. Malo
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Annette, Marquise de St. Malo
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Raoul Dondel
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Jean-Paul rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo, and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his uncle's title and lands, and goes to Guatemala to win his fortune and come back and claim his heritage. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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LOST WORLD OF THE MAYANS! (original print ad - all caps)

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4 February 1953 (USA)  »

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Condor's Nest  »

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The actor who plays young Jean-Paul is clearly of mixed race and cannot possibly represent his supposed all-white lineage. See more »

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Remake of Son of Fury
11 April 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Ultimate douchebag the Marquis de St. Malo (George Macready) locates his dead brother's son and forces him into a life of servitude. The boy grows up to become Cornel Wilde and runs off to find treasure. Routine costumer is a remake of Son of Fury, which starred Tyrone Power. That was a better film. This one's kind of dull. Wilde is fine, as is Macready as the villain. Fay Wray plays Macready's wife and I almost didn't recognize her. This was her first film in over a decade. This is also an early role for a very pretty Anne Bancroft. Despite how it seems early on in the film, she won't be Wilde's love interest. That honor goes to Constance Smith. Ernest Borgnine has a bit part. Robert Blake play a stable boy...badly. Not a terrible film to pass a little time with if you see it on TV, but nothing to go out of your way for.


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