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Boom Town Original Trailer (1940)


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  •  Boom Town reunites Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, who also starred in It Happened One Night (1934) 
  •  The “biggest show that ever burst from the screen” 
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This is a theatrical trailer for the 1940 drama Boom Town, directed by Jack Conway and starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, and Claudette Colbert. In the film, Gable and Tracy play two friends and wildcatters who become oil tycoons in Texas. Their friendship and business partnership is put to the test, however, when the two men realize that they are in love with the same woman (Colbert).