Boom Town 81 years old

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

Boom Town

McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsy 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.

Credits

Boom Town Cast

Name Character
Clark Gable He was 39, 59 years old when he died as Big John McMasters
Byron Foulger He was 41, 70 years old when he died as Geologist
Bess Flowers She was 41, 85 years old when she died as Worker in McMasters' New York Office
Carlotta Monti She was 33, 86 years old when she died as Saloon Hostess Fighting Whitey (uncredited)
William Tannen He was 28, 65 years old when he died as Hotel Desk Clerk #1 (uncredited)
Ted Oliver He was 48, 65 years old when he died as Man Asking 4 Bits to Cross (uncredited)
Frank Morgan He was 50, 59 years old when he died as Luther Aldrich
Curt Bois He was 39, 90 years old when he died as Ferdie the Tailor
Hedy Lamarr She was 25, 85 years old when she died as Karen Vanmeer
Larry Steers He was 52, 63 years old when he died as Lawyer at Prosecution's Table (uncredited)
Eddy Waller He was 51, 88 years old when he died as Hotel Desk Clerk in Burkburnett
Eddy Waller He was 51, 88 years old when he died as Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Spencer Tracy He was 40, 67 years old when he died as Square John Sand
James Dime He was 42, 83 years old when he died as Townsman (uncredited)
Chill Wills He was 38, 76 years old when he died as Harmony Jones
Dick Curtis He was 38, 49 years old when he died as Hiring Boss (uncredited)
Lionel Atwill He was 55, 61 years old when he died as Harry Compton
Tom Wilson He was 9, 33 years old when he died as Man in Saloon (uncredited)
Nestor Paiva He was 35, 61 years old when he died as Venezuelan Officer (uncredited)
Milton Parsons He was 36, 75 years old when he died as Aldrich's Assistant (uncredited)
Minna Gombell She was 48, 80 years old when she died as Spanish Eva
Richard Lane He was 41, 83 years old when he died as Assistant D.A.
William Halligan He was 57, 73 years old when he died as McCreery's Associate #2 (uncredited)
Lee Phelps He was 47, 59 years old when he died as Man Fighting Oil Fire (uncredited)
Charles Coleman He was 54, 65 years old when he died as Parker - McMasters' Butler (uncredited)
Charles Coleman He was 54, 65 years old when he died as McMasters' Butler
Hank Bell He was 48, 58 years old when he died as Hank - Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Earle Hodgins He was 46, 70 years old when he died as Rodeo Barker (uncredited)
Horace Murphy He was 60, 94 years old when he died as Tom Murphy
Mitchell Lewis He was 60, 76 years old when he died as Venezuelan Foreman (uncredited)
Claudette Colbert She was 36, 92 years old when she died as Betsy Bartlett
Sara Haden She was 40, 81 years old when she died as Miss Barnes
Eddie Dunn He was 24, 64 years old when he died as Wildcatter (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty He was 14, 76 years old when he died as Man at Dice Table (uncredited)
Frank Orth He was 60, 82 years old when he died as Barber
Helen Dickson She was 35, 51 years old when she died as Mrs. Summers (uncredited)
George Lessey He was 65, 71 years old when he died as Judge
Harry Hayden He was 57, 72 years old when he died as Architect
Harry Hayden He was 57, 72 years old when he died as Smith - the Architect (uncredited)
Frank McLure He was 47, 67 years old when he died as Man in Hotel Lobby (uncredited)
Nell Craig She was 49, 73 years old when she died as Compton's Secretary
Franklyn Farnum He was 62, 83 years old when he died as Alarmed Townsman (uncredited)
Roy Gordon He was 45, 77 years old when he died as McCreery
Philip Morris He was 47, 56 years old when he died as Oil Man (uncredited)
John Hamilton He was 53, 71 years old when he died as McMasters' Defense Attorney (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore He was 54, 57 years old when he died as Mr. Summers (uncredited)
Barbara Bedford She was 37, 78 years old when she died as Nurse (uncredited)
Jack Ingram He was 30, now 51 years old as Oilman at Producers' Convention (uncredited)
Howard C. Hickman He was 60, 69 years old when he died as McCreery's Associate #1 (uncredited)
Robert Emmett Keane He was 57, 98 years old when he died as Oilman in New York (uncredited)
Charles D. Brown He was 53, 61 years old when he died as U.S. Marshal Stebbins (uncredited)
Marietta Canty She was 34, 80 years old when she died as Karen's Maid (uncredited)
Marion Martin She was 31, 76 years old when she died as Whitey
Tom London He was 51, 74 years old when he died as Sheriff Harris (uncredited)
Frank Hagney He was 56, 89 years old when he died as Man Abandoned by Whitey (uncredited)
Frank McGlynn Sr. He was 73, 84 years old when he died as Deacon
John Hamilton He was 53, 71 years old when he died as Defense Attorney
John T. Murray He was 54, 70 years old when he died as Mr. Springtime (uncredited)
Sheldon Jett She was 39, 59 years old when she died as Oil Man at Meeting (uncredited)
Douglas Wood He was 59, 85 years old when he died as Oil Man at New York Meeting (uncredited)
Harry Wilson He was 56, 18 years old when he died as Townsman (uncredited)
Holmes Herbert He was 58, 74 years old when he died as Doctor (uncredited)
Marietta Canty She was 34, 80 years old when she died as Maid
Casey Johnson She was 39, 30 years old when she died as Little Jack
George Guhl He was 64, 67 years old when he died as Baggage Man (uncredited)

Boom Town Crew

Name Department
Franz Waxman as Original Music Composer. He was 33 (60) years old when He died Sound
Harold Rosson as Director of Photography. He was 45 (93) years old when He died Camera
Blanche Sewell as Editor. She was 41 (50) years old when She died Editing
Edwin B. Willis as Set Decoration. He was 47 (70) years old when He died Art
Leonid Raab as Orchestrator. He was 40 (68) years old when He died Sound
Hugh Hunt as Set Decoration. He was 38 (86) years old when He died Art
Daniele Amfitheatrof as Additional Music. He was 38 (81) years old when He died Crew
Gile Steele as Costumer. He was 31 (43) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
A. Arnold Gillespie as Special Effects. He was 40 (78) years old when He died Crew
James Edward Grant as Story. He was 35 (60) years old when He died Writing
Elwood Bredell as Director of Photography. He was 56 (91) years old when He died Camera
Cedric Gibbons as Art Direction. He was 47 (67) years old when He died Art
Adrian as Costume Designer. He was 37 (56) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Sam Zimbalist as Producer. He was 36 (54) years old when He died Production
Robert J. Schiffer as Makeup Artist. He was 23 (88) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Sydney Guilaroff as Hairstylist. He was 32 (89) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Herbert Holcombe as Stunts. Crew
Douglas Shearer as Sound Recordist. He was 40 (71) years old when He died Sound
John Lee Mahin as Screenplay. He was 38 (81) years old when He died Writing
Frank Hagney as Stunts. He was 56 (89) years old when He died Crew
Yakima Canutt as Stunts. He was 44 (90) years old when He died Crew
John Hoffman as Special Effects. He was 36 (75) years old when He died Crew
Paul Landres as Editor. He was 28 (89) years old when He died Editing
Cliff Shirpser as Assistant Camera. Camera
Harry Wilson as Stunts. He was 56 (18) years old when He died Crew
John Waters as Second Unit Director. He was 5 (19) years old when He died Directing
James Dime as Stunts. He was 42 (83) years old when He died Crew
Boom Town poster
Boom Town (81 years)

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

  • Release day: Friday, August 30, 1940
  • Runtime: 119 minutes
  • Budget: 2000000.00
  • Revenue: 9172000.00