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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Theres something about this film that I just truly love. Is it a particularly groundbreaking film? No, but damned if the collective talents of Tracy, Colbert, Lamar, and Gable produce something special. Also check out Test Pilot. 4.5 stars