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The Spoilers ()


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In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.

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Cherry Malotte
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Alex McNamara
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Roy Glennister
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Helen Chester
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Al Dextry
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Bronco Kid Farrow
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Banty
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Judge Horace Stillman
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Flapjack Sims
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Wheaton
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Idabelle
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Mr. Skinner
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Clark
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Bennett
Art Miles ...
Deputy
Charles McMurphy ...
Deputy
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Jonathan Stuve
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Town Marshal
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Galloway
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Austin ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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Hotel Manager (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
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Miner in Saloon (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
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Mr. Montrose - Clerk (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
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Deputy (uncredited)
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Engineer Kelly (uncredited)
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Chinese Man in Jail Cell (uncredited)
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New Marshal (uncredited)
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Deputy Joe (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
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Sea Captain (uncredited)
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Kelly (uncredited)
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Miner in Search of Lodging (uncredited)
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Restaurant Proprietor (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
Paul Newlan ...
Miner (uncredited)
Kitty O'Neil ...
Landlady (uncredited)
John Rice ...
Bailiff (uncredited)
Dick Rush ...
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
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The Poet (uncredited)
Mickey Simpson ...
Disgruntled Miner (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
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Deputy (uncredited)
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Banker (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
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Deputy (uncredited)
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Poker Player (uncredited)
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Disgruntled Miner (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)

Directed by

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Ray Enright

Written by

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Rex Beach ... (novel "The Spoilers")
 
Lawrence Hazard ... (screenplay) &
Tom Reed ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Charles K. Feldman ... executive producer
Frank Lloyd ... producer
Lee S. Marcus ... associate producer (as Lee Marcus)

Music by

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Hans J. Salter ... (as H.J. Salter)

Cinematography by

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Milton R. Krasner ... (as Milton Krasner)

Film Editing by

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Clarence Kolster

Art Direction by

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Jack Otterson

Set Decoration by

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Russell A. Gausman ... (as R.A. Gausman)
Edward R. Robinson ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Vera West ... (gowns)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Vernon Keays ... assistant director

Art Department

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John B. Goodman ... associate art director

Sound Department

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Bernard B. Brown ... sound director
Robert Pritchard ... sound technician

Visual Effects by

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John P. Fulton ... special photographic effects

Stunts

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Eddie Parker ... stunts (uncredited)
Gil Perkins ... stunts (uncredited)
Allen Pomeroy ... stunts (uncredited)
Henry Wills ... stunts (uncredited)

Music Department

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Charles Previn ... musical director

Other crew

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Gene Lewis ... dialogue director
Marion Pecht ... production secretary
Sid Davis ... stand-in: John Wayne (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines Crashing Fists in the Gold-Crazed Alaska of '98! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Les écumeurs (France)
  • Die Freibeuterin (Germany)
  • Los usurpadores (Spain)
  • Guldrushen (Finland, Swedish title)
  • I cacciatori dell'oro (Italy)
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  • 87 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Final film of Richard Barthelmess. See more »
Goofs (at around 45 mins) Marlene Dietrich descends the staircase of her saloon and arrives at the bottom wearing a different dress than the one she wore at the top. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Precious Images (1986). See more »
Quotes Idabelle: I sure hope there's some colored folks on that boat. I is gettin' mighty tired pretending Eskimos are from Virginia.
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