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1940 1h 22m Western List
Reviews In Death Valley, the Desert Borax Co. is on the verge of failure as borax deposits are exhausted. Along with the other mule-team drivers, Bill Bragg (Wallace Beery) goes unpaid and is barred from his room over a saloon owned by Josie Johnson (Marjorie Rambeau), whose daughter, Jean (Anne Baxter), is engaged to company clerk Mitch (Noah Beery Jr.). When borax is found next to the body of a dead prospector, Bragg searches for the man's claim -- only to find that Mitch is the prospector's partner. Read More Read Less

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John Kinloch California Eagle The spectacle of Berry parked waist deep in a desert water hole, fully-clad and 'taking a bath' can break down the resistance of many a critical funny-bone. Oct 29, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis In Death Valley, the Desert Borax Co. is on the verge of failure as borax deposits are exhausted. Along with the other mule-team drivers, Bill Bragg (Wallace Beery) goes unpaid and is barred from his room over a saloon owned by Josie Johnson (Marjorie Rambeau), whose daughter, Jean (Anne Baxter), is engaged to company clerk Mitch (Noah Beery Jr.). When borax is found next to the body of a dead prospector, Bragg searches for the man's claim -- only to find that Mitch is the prospector's partner.
Director
Richard Thorpe
Producer
J. Walter Ruben
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Western
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Jan 3, 2019
Runtime
1h 22m