Sin Town (1942 film)

Sin Town is a 1942 American western film directed by Ray Enright and starring Constance Bennett, Broderick Crawford and Patric Knowles.[1] It is set during the Texas Oil Boom of the early 20th century.

Sin Town
Directed byRay Enright
Produced byGeorge Waggner
Written byRichard Brooks
Gerald Geraghty
Scott Darling
StarringConstance Bennett
Broderick Crawford
Patric Knowles
Anne Gwynne
Music byHans J. Salter
CinematographyGeorge Robinson
Edited byEdward Curtiss
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • September 25, 1942 (1942-09-25)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States


According to the New York Times, July 31, 1942: Universal has signed Constance Bennett to play the feminine lead in “Sin Town,” a story of an oil-boom community, which was originally scheduled for Marlene Dietrich. The cast will also include Broderick Crawford, Andy Devine and Leo Carrillo, and Ray Enright will direct.

Main cast


  1. Kellow p.250


  • Kellow, Brian. The Bennetts: An Acting Family. University Press of Kentucky, 2004.

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