Bells of San Fernando


Mendoza (Anthony Warde) ruthlessly controls the valley of San Fernando and his men guard the only entrance. When Mendoza announces he will marry Michael's (Donald Woods) girl friend Maria (Gloria Warren), Michael plans an escape. He hopes to reach the Governor (Monte Blue) and bring back the troops.

Bells of San Fernando is a 1947 American film directed by Terry O. Morse.
The film is also known as Gold in San Fernando in Austria.

Plot summary


  • Donald Woods (actor) as Michael "Gringo" O'Brien
  • Gloria Warren as Maria Garcia
  • Byron Foulger as Francisco Garcia, Mission Blacksmith
  • Shirley O'Hara as Nita
  • Anthony Warde as Juan Mendoza, Overseer
  • Monte Blue as Governor Don Sebastian Fernando
  • Paul Newlan as Gueyon, Garcia's Assistant
  • David Leonard as Father Xavier
  • Gordon B. Clarke as Henchman Enrico
  • Frank Cody as Henchman Junipero
  • Lusita Triana as Spanish Dancer
  • Felipe Turich as Pablo, the traitor
  • Claire Du Brey as Manta
  • Gil Frye as Governor's Secretary
  • Ray Dolciame as 1st Clerk, Governor's Office
  • John Parker as 2nd Clerk, Governor's Office


  • Gloria Warren - "Land of My Dreams" (Written by Marian Boyle and Don Roland)
  • Donald Woods - "Green Grow the Rushes, O" (Irish Folk Song)

Category:1947 films
Category:American films
Category:American drama films
Category:American Western (genre) films
Category:English-language films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:1940s drama films
Category:1940s Western (genre) films
Category:Films directed by Terry O. Morse
James S. Burkett

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