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Boom Town

Boom Town(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

Friends become rivals when they strike-it-rich in oil.

Cast & Crew

Jack Conway Director
Clark Gable Big John McMasters
Spencer Tracy Square John Sand [Shorty]
Claudette Colbert Betsy Bartlett [McMasters]
Hedy Lamarr Karen Vanmeer
Frank Morgan Luther Aldrich
Lionel Atwill Harry Compton
Chill Wills Harmony Jones
Minna Gombell Spanish Eva
Joe Yule Ed Murphy
Horace Murphy Tom Murphy
Roy Gordon McCreery
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  117 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • 4 rival stars strike-it-rich in oil

    Will Fox 2014-05-10

    Enterprising, risk-taking oil men, John Sand (Shorty) and Big John McMasters meet and joust in a muddy, lawless Boom Town. They drink with saloon girls and... MORE>

  • great buddy movie

    george snedker 2012-07-19

    great buddy movie with a fabulous cast the type of film as they say don't make them like that any more.great fun and hugely enjoyable.the biggest box... MORE>

  • Boom Town

    Mr. Blandings 2011-08-13

    While this chronicling of the ups and downs and ups and (again) downs of the oil business can get frustrating and almost tedious at times, that is the... MORE>