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is a 1953 film starring Gary Cooper
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, Barbara Stanwyck
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, and Anthony Quinn
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in a love triangle
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set in a Latin America
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n oilfield. Ruth Roman
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also stars and adds to the romantic entanglements.
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sang the title song, "Blowing Wild (The Ballad of Black Gold)".
- Gary Cooper as Jeff Dawson
- Barbara Stanwyck as Marina Conway
- Ruth Roman as Sal Donnelly
- Anthony Quinn as Ward "Paco" Conway
- Ward Bond
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as Dutch Peterson
- Ian MacDonald
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- Richard Karlan as Henderson
- Juan García as El Gavilan