Vernon Wells (Ransik, Time Force) has a small role in this horror film, which follows a group of twenty-somethings who are led to an abandoned mine, with plans to take a buried treasure. But when they steal the gold, a ghostly killer, known as the Forty-Niner, stalks them to take their lives and take back his gold. Vernon Wells portrays Jeremiah Stone, the wanted criminal who would become the monstrous Forty-Niner. Wells appears in an extended flashback sequence, showing how he terrorized a town, killing a young woman and unleashing his evil spirit.
"Curse of the Forty-Niner" is available on DVD in the US under the title "Miner's Massacre"
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