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Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine, by drilling into an underground lake, so the ... See full summary »

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Hurry Hirschfeld
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Farrell
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Tex Kiernan
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Frank Lemmer
George Jackson ...
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Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine, by drilling into an underground lake, so the unscrupulous owners to make a killing in the international gold market. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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The world's most daring conspiracy against the world's most precious metal! And only one man can stop it! See more »


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16 October 1974 (USA)  »

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The Great Gold Conspiracy  »

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£1,000,000 (estimated)
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The setting in a gold mine was used in Roger Moore's final appearance as James Bond in A View To A Kill. This film and the latter featured a plot to flood a gold mine. See more »

Goofs

When Jane and Rod appear in the aircraft there is no microphone showing but seconds later there is one showing on the window frame along with a different instrument cluster - clearly two different aircraft. See more »

Quotes

Rod Slater: Can you stop this madness?
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DECK THE HALLS
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Inside a gold mine

The film takes us to South Africa, Sonderditch mine.Men are working there when the tunnel collapses.Soon we find out it was no accident.The crooks come up with a plan to flood the mine in order to make a killing in the international gold market.Rod Slater, the newly appinted general manager has to deal with this problem.Peter R.Hunt is the director of Gold (1974) and it was written by Wilbur Smith and Stanley Price.Roger Moore plays Rod Slater.There's that certain James Bond feel in this movie.And also Rod has some action with a beautiful woman.She's Terry Steiner, played by Susannah York.The legendary Ray Milland plays Hurry Hirschfeld.Also legendary Sir John Gielgud plays Farrell.This is not a masterpiece as a movie but it has something good in it.Those moments at the mine are somewhat claustrophobic.See this movie if you want some adventurous action.


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