Those who might write about this film without seeing it might also question why the government needed horses during WW II (if that is all they knew about it from a short synopsis read somewhere), but viewing it one can learn that Jim Fellows, is the head of a government experiment in wild horse reclamation for purposes other than war, and his efforts are hampered by Gus Jordan, manager of the swanky Lariat Lodge dude ranch, but actually the leader of a gang of rustlers who steal the horses as fast as the ranchers can round them up for the project. When the rustlers steal a herd from Alice Blake, her kid brother Bobbie, sets out to get help from his radio favorites, Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys, and the Sons of the Pioneers, who are en route to Lariat Lodge to play a one-night stand. While riding down the road with Gabby Whittaker, who has given him a ride in his jalopy, Bobbie sees three men who he recognizes as rustlers and, when he tries to stop them, they begin beating him with ... Written by
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[Gabby and Pat have crashed Gabby's car
Why, you misplaced son of a half-witted hurricane, you've killed me!
Awww, shucks, you ain't hurt none. A little shakin'-up's good for your liver. Well, what are you going to do about my car now that you've wrecked it?
What am I gonna to do about it? I'm gonna sue you for everything you've got!
[gesturing toward his car
Well, that's all I got! Sue me.
Referenced in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs
"In a Little Spanish Town"
Music by Mabel Wayne
Lyrics by Sam Lewis
and Joe Young
Performed by Roy Rogers See more