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Mining engineer John O'Hara (Victor Jory) is sent to Nevada to investigate why the construction of a tunnel is progressing too slowly. Using his fist to find many of the answers, he quickly becomes unpopular with the agenda-driven members... See more »

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John O'Hara
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Ann Miller
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Jim Whitney
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Willie Dent
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Bill Anderson
George McKay ...
Nick Pollack
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Hubbel
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Shane
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Danny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William Anderson ...
Workman (uncredited)
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Board Member (uncredited)
Ed Brandenburg ...
Henchman (uncredited)
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Board Member (uncredited)
Monte Carter ...
Tony (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler ...
Joe (uncredited)
Robert Dale ...
Workman (uncredited)
Bill Gainer ...
Workman (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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Chairman of the Board (uncredited)
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Henchman (uncredited)
Jack Hatfield ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Billings (uncredited)
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Henchman (uncredited)
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Mine Doctor (uncredited)
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Worker (uncredited)
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Board Member (uncredited)
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Swede Mulhauser (uncredited)
Jeanie Roberts ...
Arabella (uncredited)
John Thomas ...
Road Workman (uncredited)
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Mulhern (uncredited)
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Henchman (uncredited)

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D. Ross Lederman

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Lester Cole ... (screenplay) and
Griffin Jay ... (screenplay) (as J. Griffin Jay)
 
Robert D. Speers ... (story)

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Robert North ... producer (uncredited)

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George Meehan

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Gene Milford

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Ben Pivar ... production supervisor (uncredited)

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Arthur S. Black Jr. ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Glenn Rominger ... sound recordist (uncredited)

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Ed Brandenburg ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... stunts (uncredited)

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Louis Silvers ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

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Harry Cohn ... president: Columbia Pictures Corp.

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Plot Summary

Mining engineer John O'Hara (Victor Jory) is sent to Nevada to investigate why the construction of a tunnel is progressing too slowly. Using his fist to find many of the answers, he quickly becomes unpopular with the agenda-driven members of the construction crew who have been hired to sabotage the project. An investigative female newspaper reporter from Los Angeles, Ann Miller (Sally O'Neil), provides more complications and romance. Written by Les Adams

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Also Known As
  • Jackhammer (United States)
  • El valor se impone (Spain)
  • Sy eisai o enohos (Greece)
  • Amor e Dinamite (Brazil)
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