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Shine On, Harvest Moon (1938)

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The one time partnership between two men has turned into a full fledged range war. Roy is the son of one of the former partners, the heroine is daughter to the other. The film featured and ... See full summary »

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Lynne Roberts ...
Claire Brower (as Mary Hart)
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Lulu Belle (as Lulu Belle and Scotty)
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Stanley Andrews ...
Pa Jackson
William Farnum ...
Milt Brower
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Homer Sheldon (Stockman's National Bank)
Chester Gunnels ...
Chester (Cowhand)
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Pat Henning ...
Shag Jackson
Jack Rockwell ...
Foreman Jim Mason
Joe Whitehead ...
Sheriff Clay
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The one time partnership between two men has turned into a full fledged range war. Roy is the son of one of the former partners, the heroine is daughter to the other. The film featured and debuted the then popular radio duo Lulubelle and Scotty. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The Man in the Moon is a Cowhand
Written by Roy Rogers and Tim Spencer
Sung by Roy Rogers
Used again in Man from Rainbow Valley (1946)
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Roy's Done Better.
17 May 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Roy Rogers and his partner face financial ruin when the local cattlemen's association discovers the partner's former ties with the ruthless cattle rustler that's been working the area. Roy decides to clear the old man's name by taking the rustlers on.

Everything about this early Roy Rogers vehicle is fairly undistinguished, with the exception of a few good songs, including the great title number and the presence of Roy himself, who's still as likable as always. The rest is just too stiff and talky.

Leading lady Mary Hart is quite beautiful. Unfortunately, she isn't given anything to do here, except stand around the ranch house and fret.


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