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46 Ratings

Boom Town

Directed by Jack Conway
United States, 1940


Clark Gable is “Big John” and Spencer Tracy is “Square John”; both “Johns” seek their fortunes in the Texas oil fields. They simultaneously fall in love with Claudette Colbert, but it’s “Big John” who wins out.

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Boom Town Directed by Jack Conway

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Academy Awards

1941 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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