Boom Town (1940)

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.

Directing:
  • Jack Conway

Writing:
  • James Edward Grant
  • John Lee Mahin

Stars:
Release Date: 1940-08-30
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 119
  • Budget: $2,000,000
  • Revenue: $9,172,000
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