Dutch Surrency (Edgar Buchanan) and his daughter Candace (Yvonne De Carlo) lease an old silver mine with their last money. When they actually find silver there, the owner R.R. Jarboe (Barry Fitzgerald) suddenly demands his mine back, and if they refuse, he brutally threatens them. The two have 12 days left until their lease expires… The mining engineer Larkin Moffatt (Edmond O’Brien) comes to their aid in dire need. But Moffatt himself is persecuted by a dark past.
The film, produced by Nat Holt Productions in collaboration with Paramount, was shot at Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park in the Los Angeles area, Sonora and Paramount Studios in Hollywood. The film’s screenplay was based on the novel High Vermilion by western writer Luke Short. Nat Hold secured the film rights for this comedic mixture of western and adventure film and named the film Silver City.
Release: 22nd February 2019