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Idaho (1943)

Approved | | Western | 10 March 1943 (USA)
A deputy sets out to prove that a respected judge, who had once been a criminal, is being framed for crimes committed by a crooked saloon owner.

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Sons of the Pioneers ...
Musicians (as Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers)
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Terry Grey
Harry Shannon ...
Judge John Grey aka Tom Allison (as Harry J. Shannon)
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Belle Bonner
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Duke Springer
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State Ranger Bob Stevens
Arthur Hohl ...
Spike Madagan
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Bud (Belle's Henchman)
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ...
Wayward Boys at the Ranch
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Ex-outlaw Grey is now a respected judge out to close down Belle's saloon. Duke and Spike, who knew Grey when he was a criminal, arrive and team up with Belle. When Belle's threat to reveal Grey's past fails, Duke and Spike hold up the bank and frame Grey. Roy now sets a trap for the outlaws. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Standard Roy Rogers Feature, Satisfactory Light Entertainment
9 July 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Idaho" has all of the characteristics that one expects in a Roy Rogers feature, and it works pretty well as light entertainment. Roy takes on some rather inept villains, while trying to win the girl, and there is a little singing, some comic relief (this time from Smiley Burnette), and some very short scenic shots meant to suggest the hills of Idaho.

The story concerns a respected judge who is trying to clean up a saloon run by the notorious Belle Bonner. Belle has discovered some secrets about the judge's past, and she has her brutish accomplices try to frame the judge for some of their own crimes. Deputy Roy trusts the judge, but his boss does not, setting up a fast-paced if mostly predictable story.

This is very much a normal Roy Rogers film, decent light entertainment without any surprises.


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