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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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  • Boom town un pc

    Greg a 2015-04-10

    no one remembers the line miss colbert has when she responds to Clark gables character saying he out to give her a lickin ( as in a punch) ?? MORE>

  • Predictable.

    denscul 2015-01-24

    This film has all the cliche's of films made in the pre-war films. The back and forth scenes of friendships and fights between them, the idea that... MORE>

  • 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>