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The Roaming Cowboy (1937)

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Two cowboys come upon a boy whose father has just been murdered. They promise to help find his killers.

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(original story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fred Scott ...
Cal Brent
Al St. John ...
Fuzzy (as Al St John)
Lois January ...
Jeannie Morgan
Forrest Taylor ...
Evans
Roger Williams ...
Henchman Walton
Buddy Cox ...
Buddy Barry
Art Miles ...
Blackie - Ranch hand
George Morrell ...
Dad Barry
George Chesebro ...
Henchman Water Poisoner (as George Cheesebro)
Carl Mathews ...
Cowhand (as Carl Matthews)
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Storyline

Evans is after ranch land. After having Buddy's father killed, he goes after Morgan. When his plan to kidnap Morgan's niece Jeanie is foiled by Cal Brent, he kills Morgan and frames Brent. Escaping the Sheriff, Brent joins Fuzzy and Jeanie. But without guns they find themselves trapped by the gang. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Genres:

Romance | Western

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Release Date:

4 January 1937 (USA)  »

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The Roaming Cowboy  »

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| (Western Channel print)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

[Cal threatens to hang the waterhole poisoner]
Cal Brent: Now, we'd rather know who the boss is than see the hired man dance on air, but if you'd rather dance than talk, why...
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Soundtracks

Beautiful Dreamer
(1862)
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Foster
Performed by Fred Scott (uncredited) and Lois January (uncredited)
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Typical singing cowboy movie
25 November 2004 | by (Wichita, Kansas, USA) – See all my reviews

Fred Scott is billed along with Al "Fuzzy" St. John in this early oater about a banker who wants to steal a ranch for the water and ends up killing the owner in front of his son. Fred and Fuzzy happen along to break up the take over and end up getting framed for poisoning the water on the range. They escape jail and find it pretty hard to defend themselves without guns. This film moves along at nifty pace, and the songs are mostly at the front of the movie. The acting is a little cheesy and the sound effects ever more so. Fred Scott made about a dozen or so westerns and was even featured in the "Flash Gordon" serials. Not much of a singer, but I found "The Roaming Cowboy" just a plain fun movie to watch.


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