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The Big Gusher (1951)

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68 min | Adventure

Oil-field roughnecks Kenny Blake and Hank Mason, on a drinking spree with Betsy Abbott, buy a piece of worthless oil land from conman Jim Tolman. Cappy Groves, a diviner, locates oil on the property and Betsy arranges to rent drilling ...See moreOil-field roughnecks Kenny Blake and Hank Mason, on a drinking spree with Betsy Abbott, buy a piece of worthless oil land from conman Jim Tolman. Cappy Groves, a diviner, locates oil on the property and Betsy arranges to rent drilling equipment from Tolman, with a stipulation that if oil isn't struck within sixty days, the property lease reverts to Tolman. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Writers
Daniel B. Ullman (screenplay) (as Daniel Ullman) | Harold Greene (story) (as Harold R. Greene)
Cinematographer
William P. Whitley (as William Whitley)
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Updated Jul 1, 1951

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Jul 1, 1951 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Wayne Morris
Kenny Blake Kenny Blake   See fewer
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Preston Foster
Henry 'Hank' Mason Henry 'Hank' Mason   See fewer
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Dorothy Patrick
Betsy Abbott Betsy Abbott   See fewer
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Paul E. Burns
Cappy Groves Cappy Groves   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Jim Tolman Jim Tolman   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Oil Man (uncredited) Oil Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Foster
Roughneck at Well Fire (uncredited) Roughneck at Well Fire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Saloon Brawler (uncredited) Saloon Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kit Guard
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Police Turnkey (uncredited) Police Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Low
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Mann
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parker
George - Bartender (uncredited) George - Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred F. Sears
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Sheehan
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Sully
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Casino Gambler (uncredited) Casino Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
Well-Wisher at Bar (uncredited) Well-Wisher at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 30 votes