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Trouble in Colorado is tying up Union troops needed back east during the Civil War and Lieut. Burke is sent to investigate. Macklin and his gang are causing the problems and Capt. Mason joins them. When Burke catches up with them he also finds Mason, his brother. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Thrilling Adventure In Dangerous Days... As Roy Rogers blazes down ambushed trails to bring justice to an outlaw town!


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15 September 1940 (USA)  »

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Jay Novello is listed as a cast member by modern sources, but he was not seen in the movie. See more »

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The movie takes place during the Civil War. The inscription on the door says "U.S. Secret Service". The Secret Service wasn't founded until July 5, 1865. See more »

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Capt. Donald Mason: You know, in Mexico, they have a way of sparing prisoners of all that. When a fellow is gonna be executed, they give a chance to run for it... and shoot him when he's trying to escape. Ley de Fuga they call it, I think.
Lt. Jerry Burke: I know - the law of flight.
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Edited into Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976) See more »

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Played offscreen by a piano in a saloon
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Brother Against Rodgers
28 March 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

G-man Roy Rodgers is sent to Colorado at the height of the Civil War, in order to ferret out a gang of Confederate sympathizers who are robbing Army payrolls, among other nefarious deeds, only to discover that his own wayward brother is a rebel spy in a blue coat, out to destroy the Union's plans for a Texas campaign. After being exposed, he joins up with the local Indians to cause trouble.

Roy hasn't quite hit his stride yet in this early vehicle, but it's a decent enough hour of entertainment for fans of Saturday matinée potboilers, with George "Gabby" Hayes along for the ride, making the most out of his comic-relief character.

Music and romance are a half-hearted afterthought here, with Roy singing only one brief song near the end and Roy's semi-villainous brother getting the most attention from the opposite sex this time around.


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