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Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)

Approved | | Drama, History, Romance | 12 February 1938 (USA)
Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

Director:

Michael Curtiz

Writers:

Warren Duff (screen play), Robert Buckner (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Brent ... Jared Whitney
Olivia de Havilland ... Serena Ferris
Claude Rains ... Colonel Ferris
Margaret Lindsay ... Rosanne
John Litel ... Ralph Ferris
Marcia Ralston ... Molly Featherstone
Barton MacLane ... Slag Martin
Tim Holt ... Lance Ferris
Sidney Toler ... Harrison McCooey
Henry O'Neill ... Judge
Willie Best ... Joshua
Robert McWade ... Mr. Crouch
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Enoch (as George Hayes)
Russell Simpson ... MacKenzie
Harry Davenport ... Dr. Parsons
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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La bataille de l'or See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Barton MacLane is credited as Slag Martin in the end credits, but he's called Slag Minton in the film. Similarly, Clarence Kolb is billed as Senator Walsh, but he's a major in the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Famous Movie Dogs (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

My Country 'tis of Thee
(uncredited)
Music from "God Save the King" (1831)
Traditional
Played by the band when Ulysses S. Grant arrives at the party
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Gold, Is Not What This Film is
25 June 2003 | by yarboroughSee all my reviews

This is the kind of film that makes you wonder why would anyone want to put money into making this "who cares" kind of film. I don't give a damn about the story or characters, or problems they faced in fighting for their land in this rather fictional film. There's not one onuce of exciement in this film, except the rather expensive and well structured sets that were put into. Boring script, cardboard characters,(except,Claude Raines) and (especially, George Brent) and poor story, makes this a rather boring film to watch. Where's Errol when you need him. He would of fit nicely in the role of George Brent's character. But then again think about it, he doesn't these kind of movies. It's a good thing the rather talented and beautful Olivia de Havilland made The Adventures of Robin Hood in the same exact year this movie came out. With the release of Robin Hood, people all but forgotten about this one. The technicolor for this film is rather poor and looks very faded. Watch Robin Hood of the same year and you will see just how different and glorious the color of that film is, compared to this ill- faded film. *1/2 out of ****


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