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Tulsa (1949)

Passed  -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  26 May 1949 (USA)
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It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells... See full summary »

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Brad Brady
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Jim Redbird
Lloyd Gough ...
Bruce Tanner
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Pinky Jimpson (Narrator)
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John J. 'Johnny' Brady (as Edward Begley)
Jimmy Conlin ...
Homer Triplette
Roland Jack ...
Steve, Cherokee's Ranchhand
Harry Shannon ...
Nelse Lansing
Lola Albright ...
Candy Williams
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Storyline

It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells with the help of oil expert Brad Brady and childhood friend Jim Redbird. When the oil and the money start gushing in, both Brad and Jim want to protect the land but Cherokee has different ideas. What started out as revenge for her father's death has turned into an obsession for wealth and power. Written by A.L.Beneteau <albl@inforamp.net>

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Erde in Flammen  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Goofs

Although the bulk of the story takes place in the early to mid-1920's, all of Susan Hayward's and Lola Albright's hairstyles and clothing, as well as those of the other female members of the cast, are strictly 1948. See more »

Quotes

John J. 'Johnny' Brady: [entering a bar, already quite inebriated] We're all together, like a bunch of bananas.
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Connections

Edited into When Worlds Collide (1951) See more »

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TULSA
Written by Allie Wrubel, Mort Greene
Performed by Chill Wills
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Amazingly Good Film
6 August 2003 | by (Chicago, Il) – See all my reviews

I had no preconceived notion of this film, but it was on a 4 movie DVD set I bought for another movie in the set. Popped it on, and was I surprised. This movie is VERY good. Nicely photographed in color, NEVER boring, well written with a doozy of a disaster at the end that is quite impressive using 1949 special effects. Film concerns the boom town of Tulsa in 1920's and the greed of people and overproduction of oil wells, infringing on the farmers land and poisoning the waterways killing the cattle herds. Nicest bit of the film was the conservation angle about too much oil in boom times ruins the land for the future when they dry up. Good movie.


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