Poster for the movie "Boom Town"

Boom Town (1940)

119 min - Adventure, Drama, Romance - 30 August 1940
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McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsey comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and Sand the value of personal ties.

Director:  Jack Conway
Stars:  Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, Frank Morgan, Lionel Atwill, Chill Wills, Bess Flowers, Marion Martin, Minna Gombell, Sara Haden, Joe Yule, Horace Murphy, Marietta Canty, Curt Bois, Richard Lane, George Lessey

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Storyline

McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsey comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and Sand the value of personal ties.



Tagline: Where Men Are Rough And Tough . . . And Like Their Women The Same Way !

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance

Details

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  30 August 1940

Box Office

Budget:  $2,000,000
Revenue:  $9,172,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 59 min

Academy Award Nominations

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Harold Rosson
SPECIAL EFFECTS — Photographic Effects by A. Arnold Gillespie; Sound Effects by Douglas Shearer


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