The Big Gusher

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure

Two oilfield roughnecks, Foster and Morris, become independents with Burns, an old-timer who uses a divining rod to find the black gold. Patrick uses her wiles to attempt delaying the drilling as she's in the employ of heavy Vogan. Love triumphs when Patrick falls for Foster and joins his alliance. Fairly standard yarn featuring everything you'd expect...read more

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Two oilfield roughnecks, Foster and Morris, become independents with Burns, an old-timer who uses a divining rod to find the black gold. Patrick uses her wiles to attempt delaying the drilling as she's in the employ of heavy Vogan. Love triumphs when Patrick falls for Foster and joins his

alliance. Fairly standard yarn featuring everything you'd expect in an oilfield story: the fire, the iron pipes breaking loose and threatening the protagonists, lots of punches. It's sort of a budget version of BOOM TOWN.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Two oilfield roughnecks, Foster and Morris, become independents with Burns, an old-timer who uses a divining rod to find the black gold. Patrick uses her wiles to attempt delaying the drilling as she's in the employ of heavy Vogan. Love triumphs when Patri… (more)

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