20 Mule Team (1940)

05/03/1940 (US) Western 1h 24m
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'IT'S GOT THE KICK OF 20 MULES!'

Overview

It is 1892 in Death Valley and the yields from the Borax ore are getting so small that refining it is a losing proposition. The only thing that will save the company is a new deposit of high grade Borax, and Skinner Bill Bragg has a pouch of it that he got from a dead prospector he buried on the road. Stag Roper knows the value of the strike could be worth millions, but he needs Bragg to find the prospector's claim so they can record it and become rich partners. While Roper has no intention of cutting Bragg in on the millions, he also has his eye on young Jean Johnson. Josie Johnson, Jean's mother, sees Roper as the scalawag he is, and that means trouble in Furnace Flat.

  1. Richard Thorpe

    Director

  2. Cyril Hume

    Screenplay

  3. Edward E. Paramore Jr.

    Screenplay

  4. Richard Maibaum

    Screenplay

  5. Robert C. DuSoe

    Story

  6. Owen Atkinson

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Wallace Beery

    Wallace Beery

    Skinner Bill Bragg, an Alias of Ambrose Murphy

  2. Leo Carrillo

    Leo Carrillo

    Piute Pete

  3. Marjorie Rambeau

    Marjorie Rambeau

    Josie Johnson

  4. Anne Baxter

    Anne Baxter

    Jean Johnson

  5. Douglas Fowley

    Douglas Fowley

    Stag Roper

  6. Noah Beery Jr.

    Noah Beery Jr.

    Mitch

  7. Berton Churchill

    Berton Churchill

    'Jackass' Brown

  8. Arthur Hohl

    Arthur Hohl

    Salters

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Status Released

Original Language English

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