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Lust for Gold (1949) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by S. Sylvan Simon and George Marshall and produced by S. Sylvan Simon and Earl McEvoy.

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Ida Lupino and Glenn Ford have a “Lust for Gold”

By Stephen Reginald on May 7, 2021 From Classic Movie Man

Ida Lupino and Glenn Ford have a “Lust for Gold” Lust for Gold (1949) is an American western directed by S. Sylvan Sime and starring Ida Lupino and Glenn Ford. The supporting cast includes Gig Young, William Price, Will Geer, Edgar Buchanan, and Paul Ford. The movie is based on the ... Read full article


Lust for Gold (1949)

By Beatrice on Jun 1, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Lust for Gold Directed by S. Sylvan Simon Written by Ted Sherdeman and Richard English from the novel “Thunder Gods Gold” by Barry Storm 1949/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental Man in crowd: Jacob Walz. Must be a Dutchman. Julia Thomas: Or a German. Man in ... Read full article


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Julia Thomas: Who is he?
Man in crowd: Jacob Walz. Must be a Dutchman.
Julia Thomas: Or a German.
Man in crowd: Yeah, that's what I said - a Dutchman.


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Producer/director S. Sylvan Simon took over from George Marshall during production.
The character of Buckley is based on the 1931 murder of Adolph Ruth, whose knowledge of the Lost Dutchman came from his father through an employee of the Peralta family. He disappeared in Superstition in 1931 and his skull was found half a year later with two bullet holes in it. Also discovered was his unfired pistol and his checkbook in which he had written that he had indeed located the mine. Over the years other murders and disappearances of treasure seekers have helped to build the legend.
The real Barry Storm, whose 1945 book had renewed interest in the Lost Dutchman Mine, did claim to have been shot at in the Superstition Mountains by a mysterious gunman known as Mr. X.
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