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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

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 - Not a Bust!!!!

    ja661 2019-04-07

    Pretty good picture with a lot going for it. The 4 lead players are all good in it: Gable plays Gable very well here and the chemistry between him and the... MORE>

  • Great lesson in the early boom days!

    Mattie 2017-05-24

    We use this movie to teach about the early days of the oil boom. Oklahoma is oil country and this teaching the history in a fun way. MORE>

  • 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>