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The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952)

Approved | | Adventure, Western | 1 March 1952 (USA)
In California, a boy and his adoptive father find an outlaw's hidden treasure but the news leaks out, sending unscrupulous characters after the gold.

Director:

Ted Tetzlaff

Writers:

Brainerd Duffield (screenplay), Emerson Crocker (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Powell ... Homer 'Doc' Brown
Julie Adams ... Myra Wade (as Julia Adams)
Charles Drake ... Jim Anderson
Rosemary DeCamp ... Samuella
Tommy Ivo ... David
Henry Hull ... Cousin Lucius Cooke
Chubby Johnson ... Baltimore Dan
John Doucette ... Gyppo
Marvin Press Marvin Press ... Paddy
Griff Barnett ... Judge Wade
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Storyline

Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Robert Louis Stevenson's Great Adventure Story !

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Adventure | Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robert Louis Stevenson's The Treasure of Lost Canyon See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Oh Lemuel, My Lemuel
(uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
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Good family movie
9 January 2019 | by tbsutaSee all my reviews

What makes this movie so good is the the relationship between the old man (William Powell) and the boy, so forgiving and accepting (so needed for kids to feel secure). The movie has a good story-line and good acting. This movie kept my interest and to me that's the watermark for a higher rating. The only disappointment was that Julie Adams was given second billing and she didn't appear until about 15 minutes till the end of the movie.


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