Burning Gold (1936 film)

Burning Gold is a 1936 American drama film directed by Sam Newfield and starring William Boyd, Judith Allen and Lloyd Ingraham.[1] It is a modern-day western about a World War I veteran who becomes a wildcat prospector for oil and enjoys a major strike.

Burning Gold
Directed bySam Newfield
Produced byGeorge A. Hirliman
Written byEarle Snell
Stuart Anthony
StarringWilliam Boyd
Judith Allen
Lloyd Ingraham
Music byAbe Meyer
CinematographyHarry Forbes
Edited byCharles R. Hunt
Winchester Productions
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • May 22, 1936 (1936-05-22)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film's sets were designed by art director Lewis J. Rachmil. It was made as a B movie by the Poverty Row company Winchester Productions and was distributed by Republic Pictures in the US and British Lion in the United Kingdom.

Famed in his Western role of Hopalong Cassidy, Bill Boyd appeared in three 1936 films of non Western genre for Winchester Productions, all produced by George A. Hirliman, directed by Sam Newfield, and released by Republic Pictures. The other films were Federal Agent and Go-Get-'Em, Haines.



  1. Pitts p.49


  • Pitts, Michael R. Western Movies: A Guide to 5,105 Feature Films. McFarland, 2012.

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