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Oiltown, U.S.A. (1953)

Christine Manning returns to her father's home in Texas for the summer. She soon realizes that her father, oil millionaire Les Manning, is disliked and feared as a ruthless businessman by ... See full summary »

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Dick Ross

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Dick Ross
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Graham ... Billy Graham
Colleen Townsend ... Christine Manning (as Colleen Evans)
Paul Power Paul Power ... Les Manning
Cindy Walker Cindy Walker ... Katherine Tyler
Redd Harper Redd Harper ... Jim Tyler
Georgia Lee Georgia Lee ... Jane Hughes
Robert Clarke ... Bob Johnson
Ralph Hoopes Ralph Hoopes ... Jack Hillman (as Ralph Ward)
Willa Pearl Curtis Willa Pearl Curtis ... Sally
Cliff Barrows Cliff Barrows ... Cliff Barrows - Revival Singer
George Beverly Shea George Beverly Shea ... George Beverly Shea - Revival Singer (as Beverly Shea)
Melodi Lowell Melodi Lowell ... Les Manning's Lady Friend
Grady Wilson Grady Wilson
Dawson Trotman Dawson Trotman
Ted Smith Ted Smith
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Christine Manning returns to her father's home in Texas for the summer. She soon realizes that her father, oil millionaire Les Manning, is disliked and feared as a ruthless businessman by the people around him. Les Manning has always relied on himself to become successful and has never trusted in God. But he may have to change his ways... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Oiltown, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Kodachrome)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Lord Keep Your Hand On Me
Written by Redd Harper
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