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Tycoon

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Romance, Action/Adventure
Release Date:December 27, 1947
Running time:128 minutes
Cast:John Wayne, Laraine Day, Cedric Hardwicke, Judith Anderson, James Gleason
Director:Richard Wallace
Producer:Stephen Ames
Writer:Borden Chase, C.E. Scoggins
Distributor:RKO Radio Pictures

Description: This John Wayne adventure is set in South America's rugged Andes Mountains. The Duke has been assigned by a powerful US mining magnate to build a railroad to his newest mines. The two men lock horns over the route the railroad will take. The cost-conscious, people-insensitive industrialist wants to take the shortest route, right through the mountain. But building the tunnel will be extremely dangerous. Wayne wants to do it more safely and build a bridge. Eventually, the engineer is forced to acquiesce with his boss. Later the engineer meets and falls in love with a pretty young woman who turns out to be his hated boss's daughter and this only makes matters worse.~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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