Sutter's Gold

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Sutter's Gold
Directed by James Cruze
Produced by Carl Laemmle
Starring Edward Arnold
Lee Tracy
Binnie Barnes
Music by Franz Waxman
Cinematography George Robinson
Edited by Philip Cahn
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • March 1, 1936 (1936-03-01)
Running time
94 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Sutter's Gold is a 1936 fictionalized film version of the aftermath of the discovery of gold on Sutter's property, spurring the California Gold Rush of 1849. Edward Arnold plays John Sutter. The supporting cast includes Lee Tracy, Binnie Barnes, Katherine Alexander, Montagu Love, and Harry Carey as Kit Carson.

The film is based on the novel "L'Or; la merveilleuse histoire du général Johann August Suter" by Blaise Cendrars (Paris, 1925); ISBN 1417910755.



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