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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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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
Konstantin Shayne ...
Father Benoit
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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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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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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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I'm just reminiscing of my childhood and the thrills I experienced and have remained in my memory ever since.
22 July 2004 | by (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) – See all my reviews

This film was the Indiana Jones of the fifties. I cannot recall much of the film except remembering Jean Paul in the cave during the final scene and he battles the condor and the roof of the cave comes crashing down. This was an exciting picture and I remember wishing that I could see it again but poverty prevented me from doing so. It was a thrilling film- from the beginning to the end. Its really amazing how, although it was filmed without the modern gadgetry and the computer, we were entertained with some of the finest films of which this was one. I wish I could see it again and show my children that after fifty years, the only thing that has invaded our screen is the lack of real heroism and the glorification of sex.


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