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Oberon’s Gold (2014) · Short Film

Oberon’s Gold (2014) is a short film written by the late Bruce Bradley. One of ten winning selections in the 2014 Nevada County TV screenwriting contest.

Set in 1861 in Nevada City, California. The title character — Simon Oberon, is a mysterious character who sings and reads poetry for dining guests at the lavish National Hotel.

1 Plot

The central character Simon Oberon, is a mysterious character who sings and reads poetry for dining guests at the lavish National Hotel. Simon unknowingly interrupts a heist between two inept highwaymen Kinney & Winker who follow Oberon into town and watch him collect coins for his entertaining. Kinney & Winker devise a plan to rob Oberon as he walks home that evening, but Oberon is not who he seems to be.

1.1 Tagline

Be wary from whom you steal.

2 Cast

  • Dallas Guier as Simon Oberon
  • Mark Hoffman as John
  • Kristie Garcia as Kate
  • Dan Bazzoli as Kinney
  • Kel Owens as Winker
  • Kathryn Elizabeth Sweeney as Meg
  • Amber Busse as Mattie
  • Michael Oxbig as Neil
  • Bruce Bradley as Gambler - Byron Noble
  • Robert Stuckey as Injured Man
  • Mathew Robert Young as Young Cowboy #
  • Carey White Jr. as Young Cowboy #2

3 Production

3.6 Crew

Directed by

Gerald Martin Davenport

Writing Credits

Bruce Bradley … (screenplay by) and (story by)
Gerald Martin Davenport … screenplay

Produced by

Bruce Bradley … executive producer
Brendan Brooks … associate producer
Jim Heck … associate producer
Robert Stuckey … executive producer

Music by

Christopher Anderson-Bazzoli

Cinematography by

Brendan Brooks
Jim Heck

Film Editing by

Gerald Martin Davenport

Makeup Department

Kathryn Elizabeth Sweeney … makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Sera Panno … second assistant director [in training]

Sound Department

Gerald Martin Davenport … sound editor
Scott Slotterbeck … boom operator / sound recordist
Mathew Robert Young … boom operator / sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department

Justus Brooks … assistant camera
Mathew Robert Young … second assistant camera
Sera Panno … second assistant camera
Vikie Young … still photographer
Dana Bruce … still photographer
Karen Busse … still photographer
Barbara Brooks … still photographer

Location Management

Bruce Bradley … location finder
Brendan Brooks … location finder

Music Department

Christopher Anderson-Bazzoli … guitars, harmonica, percussion, and programming
Eric Gorfain … fiddle performer
Frank Macchia … Irish Flute performer

Script and Continuity Department

Julie Cox … script supervisor

Additional Crew

Justus Brooks … production assistant

Production Companies

Aria Pictures (presents)


Aria Pictures (2010) (USA) (theatrical)
Aria Pictures (2012) (USA) (Blu Ray)
Aria Pictures (2010) (USA) (DVD)

Other Companies

Brendan Brooks (camera, dolly, crane, lighting, audio equipment)
Jim Heck (camera equipment)
Scott Slotterbeck (audio equipment)

4 Release