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The Houston Story (1956)

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79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

In Houston, a man working as an oil driller comes up with a scheme for stealing millions of dollars worth of oil from the fields. He insinuates himself with a local mobster in order to get financing for his scheme.See moreIn Houston, a man working as an oil driller comes up with a scheme for stealing millions of dollars worth of oil from the fields. He insinuates himself with a local mobster in order to get financing for his scheme. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Writer
Robert E. Kent (screenplay) (as James B. Gordon) (story) (as James B. Gordon)
Producer
Cinematographer
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Edwin H. Bryant (as Edwin Bryant)
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Updated Feb 29, 1956

Release date
Feb 1956 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Gene Barry
Frank Duncan Frank Duncan   See fewer
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Barbara Hale
Zoe Crane Zoe Crane   See fewer
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Edward Arnold
Paul Atlas Paul Atlas   See fewer
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Paul Richards
Gordon Shay Gordon Shay   See fewer
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Frank Jenks
Louie Phelan Louie Phelan   See fewer
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John Zaremba
Emile Constant Emile Constant   See fewer
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Chris Alcaide
Chris Barker Chris Barker   See fewer
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Jack Littlefield
Willie Lucas (as Jack V. Littlefield) Willie Lucas (as Jack V. Littlefield)   See fewer
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Fred Krone
Marsh Marsh   See fewer
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Claudia Bryar
Clara Phelan (uncredited) Clara Phelan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Engel
Police Inspector Gregg (uncredited) Police Inspector Gregg (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry W. Fultz
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles H. Gray
Don Stokes (uncredited) Don Stokes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clark Howat
Police Detective Talbot (uncredited) Police Detective Talbot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leslie Hunt
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Simpson
Spiro (uncredited) Spiro (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Stoney
Cafe Extra (uncredited) Cafe Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Arresting Policeman at Derrick Cafe (uncredited) Arresting Policeman at Derrick Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Sully
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6.2 / 10 | 148 votes