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Fool's Gold (1947 film)

Fool's Gold
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGeorge Archainbaud
Screenplay byDoris Schroeder
Produced byLewis J. Rachmil
StarringWilliam Boyd
Andy Clyde
Rand Brooks
Robert Emmett Keane
Jane Randolph
CinematographyMack Stengler
Edited byFred W. Berger
Music byDavid Chudnow
Hopalong Cassidy Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • January 31, 1947 (1947-01-31)
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited States

Fool's Gold is a 1947 American Western film directed by George Archainbaud and written by Doris Schroeder. The film stars William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Robert Emmett Keane and Jane Randolph. The film was released on January 31, 1947, by United Artists.[1][2] This is the 56th film of the 66 in the series and the first one produced by William Boyd Productions instead of Harry Sherman.[3]


Hoppy infiltrates a band of outlaws to save his Army buddy's son who has fallen in with the wrong crowd.



Variety wrote that it was "sturdy action fair for the outdoor fans" and that it was "good entertainment in its field."[4]


  1. ^ "Fool's Gold (1947) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  2. ^ "Fool's Gold". TV Guide. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  3. ^ "Fool's Gold".
  4. ^ "Pictures: Film Reviews - Fool's Gold". Variety. Vol. 164, no. 5. October 9, 1946. p. 14 – via Proquest.

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