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Rough Riders' Round-up (1939)

Now that the Spanish-American war is over, Roy and other Rough Riders become border patrolmen. Their goal is to stop outlaws who are stealing gold from stage coaches and express offices.

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When Roy, Rusty, and Tommy join the Border Patrol, Tommy gets killed in a saloon fight by Arizona Jack. Suspended from duty, Roy and Rusty cross the border looking for the killer. Arizona Jack and mining engineer Lanning are running a gold smuggling racket and when Roy and Rusty find Arizona's hideout, his gang captures them and they are slated to be killed. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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13 March 1939 (USA)  »

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Cavaleiros Intrépidos  »

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1.37 : 1
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Roy Rogers: If you can find anything that will shoot, grab it!
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Version of Remember Pearl Harbor (1942) See more »

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Ridin' Down the Trail
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Written by Eddie Cherkose, Cy Feuer and Roy Rogers
Performed by Roy Rogers (guitar and vocal)
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From San Juan Hill To Arizona
6 April 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Roy Rogers and a few other veterans of Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders return from the Spanish-American War and take jobs as Arizona border patrolmen. When Roy's friend is killed in a rowdy border town by men operating on both sides, he takes off his badge and crosses into Mexico to settle the score.

One of Rogers' okay early outings, there's a lot of atmosphere (something Republic Pictures was really good at when they tried), some decent action scenes, including a fun saloon brawl, and a fairly rousing finale.

This time, music is an afterthought, with Roy singing only a couple of brief songs. There's a good (probably canned) music score too.


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