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    Boom Town (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Call Me Shorty!

    Two more in a cavalcade of buddy scenes, wildcatters Big John (Clark Gable) and Square John (Spencer Tracy), first gambling then conning banker Luther (Frank Morgan), Texas, 1918, in director Jack Conway's Boom Town, 1940.

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