Green Fire (1954) - Plot Summary Poster


Plot Summary

  • 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>
  • In Columbia, prospector Rian Mitchell comes across what he thinks may be a major emerald find. He is wounded however and and nursed back to health by the beautiful Catherine Knowland who along with her brother Donald runs a coffee plantation. He returns to get his partner Vic Leonard to join him in his mining venture. When they return to the site, they must deal with a bandit, El Moro, who claims he has a deed for the land the mine is on. Mitchell and Catherine fall in love but Vic falls for her as well. All of them will have to fight for what they want however.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • In Colombia, mining engineer Rian Mitchell discovers Carrero, the lost emerald mine of the Conquistadors, but has to contend with notorious local bandit El Moro's gang and with coffee planter Catherine Knowland's love.

    - Written by nufs68


The film opens with adventurer Rian Mitchell (Stewart Granger) inside a dark mine shaft, deep in the side of a Colombian mountain...

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