Passed | | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.
This film was initially telecast in Los Angeles Friday 4 October 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by New York City 2 March 1958 on WCBS (Channel 2), by San Francisco 11 May 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), and by Philadelphia 12 September 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6).
What do you say? Let's go to the Hall of Records and make it legal.
Karen Vanmeer: You obviously dislike me.
Jonathan Sand: Ain't it the truth. I don't like poachers, male or female.
When Clark Gable rides the donkey at the rodeo he is holding a balloon. In the first wide shot the balloon is gone, but it reappears in the next close up.
[Opening title] This is the story of a hard driving breed of Americans - oil prospectors - "wildcatters". Made of the bone and blood of pioneers - men born of the lasting miracle that is America - they probed the Earth from early Pennsylvania to California's Kettleman Hills to bring forth America's greatest treasure, the life blood of today's world - oil!
Also available in a computer colorized version.
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