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Green Fire (1954)

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Rian Mitchell discovers an emerald deposit in South America, but gets chased away before he can start to mine. He tricks his partner, Vic, into returning to the site. While there, he meets ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Rian X. Mitchell
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Catherine Knowland
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Vic Leonard
John Ericson ...
Donald Knowland
Murvyn Vye ...
El Moro
José Torvay ...
Manuel (as Jose Torvay)
Robert Tafur ...
Father Ripero
Joe Dominguez ...
Jose
Nacho Galindo ...
Officer Perez
Charlita ...
Dolores
Natividad Vacío ...
Hernandez
Rico Alaniz ...
Antonio
Paul Marion ...
Roberto
Bobby Dominguez ...
Juan
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Storyline

Rian Mitchell discovers an emerald deposit in South America, but gets chased away before he can start to mine. He tricks his partner, Vic, into returning to the site. While there, he meets Catherine and Donald Knowland, siblings who run a coffee plantation. Rian falls for Catherine and is torn between his love for her and his love for the "green fire" of emeralds. Written by James Meek <james@oz.net>

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Taglines:

BANDIT HORDE! The banditos of El Moro on a blood-thirsty rampage! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

29 December 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Grünes Feuer  »

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(Western Electric Sound System) (magnetic prints)| (optical prints)

Color:

(Eastmancolor) (as Eastman Color)

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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Trivia

As a variety of the mineral beryl the emerald is a gemstone that is colored green and contains trace amounts of chromium and vanadium.Its name derives from the ancient Greek word "smaragdos" which means "green gem".Although mined since 1500 BCE in ancient Egypt the largest producer of emeralds is Colombia with 50-95% of the world production. See more »

Goofs

When the landslide happens outside the mine entrance, Rian pushes Vic out of the way and they both fall down a couple feet away from each other, the next scene is after the rock fall and they are getting up, only Rian is partially on top of Vic. See more »

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Maringá
by Joubert de Carvalho
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User Reviews

 
A quite enjoyable adventure story.
19 April 2004 | by (Taiwan) – See all my reviews

The movie really is good enough for its genre. The story well written and paced, the characters well portrayed, especially by Granger and Douglas. Granger was a natural as the adventurous treasure hunting mining engineer , Douglas, solid and humane , played his long time partner and friend. Together, they fought the hardship of mining, the bandits, sometimes each other, and for the girl Kelly. Kelly was a bit out of place here. She though was very beautiful but somehow too civil and too dignified for the south American jungle background. Her romance with Granger lacked intensity and passion. Fortunately, the story and some actions provided enough intensity and excitement , made the movie quite enjoyable


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