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Wildcat (1942)

Director: Frank McDonald
Actors: Richard Arlen, Buster Crabbe, Arline Judge, Elisha Cook Jr.
Runtime: 70 min.

In the oil fields of Oklahoma, a broke wildcatter acquires a rich oil lease but rivals and con artists will do anything to prevent him from succeeding.

Trivia: Buster Crabbe (Mike Rawlins) won a gold medal in the 400-meter freestyle swimming event at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, a fact that was used in marketing the movie. Arline Judge (Nan Deering) was married a total of eight times, most notably to Academy Award winning director Wesley Ruggles.