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Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story (1986)

The true story of treasure hunter Mel Fisher, who spent much of his life--and his fortune--hunting for sunken Spanish treasure galleons off the coast of Florida.

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Mel Fisher
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Deo Fisher
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Trooper Hudley
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Don Kincaid
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Angel Fisher
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Penelope Cabot
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Kane Fisher
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Taffi Fisher
Jonathan Hogan ...
David Horan
Martin Rabbett ...
Dirk Fisher
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Kim Fisher
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Don Hood ...
Luther Banks
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Rupert Carmody
Brett Porter ...
Duncan Mathewson
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The true story of treasure hunter Mel Fisher, who spent much of his life--and his fortune--hunting for sunken Spanish treasure galleons off the coast of Florida.

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15 November 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Schatzsuche in den Tiefen des Atlantiks  »

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Opening credits prologue: In 1622, the Atocha, a Spanish ship, was lost at sea off the Florida keys, carrying two hundred and sixty people to their deaths and with them a legendary fortune in treasure.

Over three centuries later, Mel Fisher led his family on a search for the Atocha. His dream of adventure, glory and gold would challenge the laws of this country and change their lives forever.

This is the story of that quest. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: Key West, Florida, 1971: Years after the search for the Atocha began ... See more »

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RIDIN' THE WIND
Performed by Saloon
Written by Doug Rowe
(Rondor Music)
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a great adventure tv movie
7 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

I loved this movie. It is really well cast with Cliff Robertson playing the real Mel Fisher. The underwater scenes for television are terrific. I love the music and the boat tipping over sequence is great. Also great is a speech Mel makes about the liberties we have in America which we can't have taken away from us. Go Mel, I agree with you and think you are a great American.


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