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King of the Cowboys (1943)

Passed  -  Western  -  9 April 1943 (USA)
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Saboteurs are blowing up government warehouses (during World War II). Roy and his pals work undercover to put an end to their operations.

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Smiley Burnette ...
Bob Nolan ...
Bob Nolan
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Judy Mason
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Maurice - the Mental Marvel
Dorothea Kent ...
Ruby Smith
Lloyd Corrigan ...
William Kraley - Governor's Secretary
James Bush ...
Dave Mason
Russell Hicks ...
Texas Governor Shuville
Irving Bacon ...
Alf Cluckus - the Jailer
Norman Willis ...
Henchman Buxton
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Storyline

The Governor sends Roy to help bring in a gang of saboteurs. Roy joins a traveling show and soon learns the saboteurs communicate during Maurice's mind reading act that uses a hidden receiver. But Maurice is on to Roy. Roy narrowly escapes when Maurice leaves him tied up in a warehouse they are blowing up. But Maurice then kills a man and blames Roy who now finds himself in jail. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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It's World War II and saboteurs are menacing Texas. Only singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wonder horse Trigger can save the day!

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Western

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Release Date:

9 April 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Missão Perigosa  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Bob Nolan is the voice of the announcer on the car radio in the flashback sequence. See more »

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A flashback scene that takes place literally on the Texas-Arkansas border features a rugged desert landscape not found within hundreds of miles of Texarkana. See more »

Quotes

Frog Millhouse: Roy, you're dead. And long as you stay dead you ain't gonna get killed!
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Referenced in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm an Old Cowhand
Written by Johnny Mercer
Sung by Roy Rogers
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Good Roy western
14 July 2000 | by (Garland,Texas) – See all my reviews

If you like Roy, you will like this movie.It has a good story line about sabotage and Roy's under cover work to capture the saboteurs.Roy also sings some songs.Smiley Burnett does his usual fine act as a funny sidekick.I was surprised to see Gerald Mohr as a "BAD GUY" in a western.The movies and T.V.I have seen him in he usually plays a sophisticated type of character.If you don't blink your eyes,you will see Eddie Dean as a policeman who has been tied up in his patrol car.


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