Bad guy Craig Allen, gambler and town boss, tries to take a gold mine inherited by innocent Chip Williams on her seventeenth birthday. Roy and his pal 'Teddy' Bear ride to help the girl and her cousin.
The mayor has sent for a gunslinger who, though appearing to clean up the town, is really to be the mayor's means of taking the town over. When Roy and Gabby arrive in Tombstone, Roy is ... See full summary »
George 'Gabby' Hayes,
Kalmus is after the freight contract held by Summers. When his gang kill Summers, Tex and Duke step in to help Madge keep the freight line going. When they foil the gang's further attempts, Kalmus gets the Judge to jail the two.
A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through Indian territory and must find a way to get through without losing the rifles to the Indians. Unfortunately the Indians know about it, ... See full summary »
Don Jose's foreman Sujarto is an informer for an outlaw gang. After Don Jose's son Carlos is robbed, Roy and Gabby find the outlaws but end up captured and blamed for the robbery. They get even deeper into trouble when Sujarto kills Don Jose and blames Roy. They are able to escape and Roy convinces Carlos that Sujarto killed his father. Roy then has a plan that will bring Sujarto and the gang into the open. Written by
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This is evidently taking place in the early 1850s, yet all handguns are revolvers, which weren't yet invented, and the cattle we see are Herefords. That breed wasn't introduced into North America until well after the Civil War. See more »
Don José Vargas:
Here they come, these Americanos and their covered wagons. Pedro, the days of the Dons are numbered.
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Roy works for an old-blood Spanish rancher in the early days of California's entry into the Union. He's fired when he takes the side of George "Gabby" Hayes and other settlers, when they're falsely accused of robbing a shipment of the Spaniard's gold, a robbery that's really the brainchild of the rancher's evil gringo-hating foreman.
A thoroughly ordinary Roy Rogers adventure, there isn't enough of the good stuff to make this very memorable. There's a few decent action scenes, but little twists, suspense, or humor. The songs are okay though.
Jack La Rue is a good villain, but Roy's love interest is rather bland and the usually animated Gabby Hayes is a bit more subdued and thus less interesting this time around.
I'd recommend this only to hardcore Rogers fans.
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