Bank robbery pulled off by the bank officials, not the usual James gang.

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Jesse James (as Donald Barry)
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Captain Worthington
Arthur Loft ...
Sam Wyatt
Wade Boteler ...
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Buster Samuels
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Frank James (as Michael Worth)
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Muncie Undersheriff
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Thompson McDaniels
Fred Burns ...
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Storyline

Roy Rogers has been sent to bring in Jesse James. After Wyatt's bank is robbed and Jesse is blamed, Roy is able to work himself into Jesse's gang. Learning that Jesse does not have the banks money, Roy realizes Wyatt robbed his own bank posing as Jesse. Roy now sets a trap for Wyatt that he hopes will recover the money. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Romance | Western

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20 December 1939 (USA)  »

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Dias de Jesse James  »

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(RCA "High Fidelity" Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Mary Whittaker: What would you do, Captain, if you saw Jesse James?
Captain Worthington: There's only one thing to do... shoot first and ask questions afterwards.
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Soundtracks

Echo Mountain
(1939) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Peter Tinturin
Sung by Roy Rogers
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Roy Rogers Joins the James Gang
3 September 2007 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Roy Rogers (as Roy Rogers) is out to get Red Barry (as Jesse James), whom he believes has robbed a bank - now, who'd believe Jesse James has robbed a bank? George "Gabby" Hayes (as Gabby) is along for the ride as Mr. Rogers' loyal sidekick. To set things right, Rogers becomes a temporary member of the "James Gang".

The film raises interesting questions about heroes and villains, but none of it is particularly unique. Rogers saving Scotty Beckett (as Buster) from a burning building, and a fast-moving posse, are the excitement highlights. Among the songs, Rogers' "Echo Mountain" is terrific; it's played a couple of times, and would have made a good title song (for a different film). With all that, "Days of Jesse James" is a fairly routine Rogers western.

**** Days of Jesse James (12/20/39) Joseph Kane ~ Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Don 'Red' Barry


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