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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 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
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When Rian (Stewart Granger) is looking for a grubstake, a small boy tries to sell him a lottery ticket. Rian refuses to buy the ticket. Bobby Blake does the same to Humphrey Bogart in the Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Bogart buys the ticket and wins their grubstake. See more »
The wheelbarrows being loaded to take up to the mine are not an industrial/mining wheelbarrow. They are common shallow garden wheelbarrows of the type found in the US in the 50's and 60's. They are shallow and very light weight. Not the type that would be seen in a mining operation. See more »
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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