Haunted Gold

Haunted Gold is a 1932 Pre-Production Code, American Western film directed by Mack V. Wright and starring John Wayne.[1] It is a remake of the 1928 film The Phantom City, starring Ken Maynard and his horse Tarzan .

Haunted Gold
Directed byMack V. Wright
Produced byLeon Schlesinger
Written byAdele Buffington
Music byJohn Peasano
CinematographyNicholas Musuraca
Edited byWilliam Clemens
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • December 17, 1932 (1932-12-17)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States

Filmed in 1932, two years before the implementation of Hollywood's Production Code, the film contains several racial slurs involving the black character "Clarence Brown" (played by Blue Washington). The film is a product of its times.


John Mason and Janet Carter receive a anonymous letter telling them to travel to a ghost town which has an abandoned mine. There they befriend each other as they try to find out why they were sent the letters. They soon find themselves targets of Joe Ryan and his gang who are looking for the hidden gold inside the abandoned mine. They are helped by the mysterious Phantom of the mine who has its own plans.


See also


  1. "Haunted Gold". TCM. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
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