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In Texas after the Civil War, Ballard has declared martial law intending to drive the ranchers out of the county. When Col. Davis ousts Ballard and Roy is elected Sheriff, his man Stacy ... See full summary »

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In Texas after the Civil War, Ballard has declared martial law intending to drive the ranchers out of the county. When Col. Davis ousts Ballard and Roy is elected Sheriff, his man Stacy kills Davis. Ballard reinstates martial law and sentences Gabby to be executed. Roy luckily finds Stacy who has been shot by Ballard and now ready to confess. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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14 January 1941 (USA)  »

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De Robin Hood van de Pecos  »

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Jeanie Grayson (Marjorie Reynolds), a year later starred in the famous holiday film "Holiday Inn" with Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. See more »

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[last lines]
Vance Corbin: But suppose you'd have gotten yourself killed?
Jeanie Grayson: Would you miss me?
Vance Corbin: Well, I couldn't very well get along with you.
Jeanie Grayson: Would you mind telling me why?
Vance Corbin: Well, uh, because you cook like a Chinaman.
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The Carpetbaggers
5 September 2007 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Roy Rogers (as Vance) is appointed sheriff of a Texas town, following the Civil War. A former Confederate P.O.W., Mr. Rogers faces wicked carpetbaggers, led by Cy Kendall (as Ballard). Assisting Rogers is his ever present pal George "Gabby" Hayes (as Gabby), who happens to have a fetching niece, Marjorie Reynolds (as Jeanie). Sally Payne is along for the ride, as Belle Starr. Rogers must be the "Robin Hood" of the title, protecting the people from big tax collectors.

Rogers and Ms. Payne have a cool brawl (not with each other) and the acting from Rogers and team are a notch above the norm. However, Rogers' role of an ex-Confederate, in a post-Civil War setting, lends itself to some understandable questions about the representation of race - not the worst you'll see, but enough to stand out in a western with little else to notice.

** Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941) Joseph Kane ~ Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Marjorie Reynolds


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