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Roll Wagons Roll (1940)

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Oregon fur traders are attempting to keep pioneers migrating westward out of the territory by inciting the Indians to attack their wagon trains. The U.S. Army sends Tex Masters (Tex Ritter)... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Nelson McDowell ...
Rawhide (Lucky in credits)
Muriel Evans ...
Ruth Benson
Nolan Willis ...
Henchman Slade
Steve Clark ...
Henchman Trigger
Tom London ...
Henchman Matt Grimes
Reed Howes ...
Steve Coleman
Frank Ellis ...
Doc Williams
Kenne Duncan ...
Captain Clay (as Kenneth Duncan)
Frank LaRue ...
Benson
Chick Hannan ...
Pioneer Rider
White Flash ...
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Oregon fur traders are attempting to keep pioneers migrating westward out of the territory by inciting the Indians to attack their wagon trains. The U.S. Army sends Tex Masters (Tex Ritter) to uncover who is supplying the Indians with Army rifles. He and his pal Rawhide (Nelson McDowell) ---called "Lucky" in the credits and pressbook---join up with the wagon train headed by Benson (Frank LaRue) and his daughter Ruth (Muriel Evans). When a staged "accident" almost kills Benson, Tex discovers it was the work of Matt Grimes (Tom London), the train scout, but can't prove it. He and Grimes have a row when Tex insists that the train take a different route from the one Grimes recommends, and Grimes quits the train and goes off the set the Indians on Benson's outfit. Tex saves the train, but Ruth and her father now believe that Tex is in league with the Indians, and they fire him. In town, Tex and Rawhide see Grimes conferring with Steve Coleman (Reed Howes), a fur trader. That night, Tex ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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WAR WHOOPS ON THE PRAIRIE!...Hot lead against flaming Indian arrows...as a two-gun singing Texan blazes a bloody trail to Oregon! See more »

Genres:

Action | Music | Western

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Approved | See all certifications »
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16 August 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Roll Covered Wagon  »

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Soundtracks

Oh! Susanna
Music by Stephen Foster
New words by Tex Ritter
Sung by Tex Ritter
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