Lassie - The Painted Hills
The Painted Hills, also known as Lassie's Adventures in the Goldrush, is a 1951 action film. The film is an adaptation of Alexander Hull's novel Shep of the Painted Hills.
The Painted Hills was the seventh, and final, Lassie film MGM released.
A prospector named Jonathan Harvey, whose faithful companion is a rough collie named Shep, looks after the family of his late partner, Martha Blake and her son Tommy. After years of digging in the hills of California, he finally strikes gold. However, before he can share it with the Blakes, Jonathan's greedy partner, Lin Taylor, kills him and attempts to lay claim on the gold.