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Song of Texas (1943)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Music, Western  |  14 June 1943 (USA)
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A man of no worth brags to his daughter back East that he is rich and owns a big ranch. When she decides to pay a visit to her father, Roy and his buddies agree to pretend that the poor man is the owner of the ranch.

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Sam Bennett
Pat Brady ...
Pat - Sons of the Pioneers
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Hildegarde Gray
William Haade ...
Fred Calvert
Eve March ...
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Now poor, Sam Bennett was a rodeo star in his younger days. When Roy learns Sam told his daughter he owned a ranch and she is arriving for a visit, Roy has him pose as the owner of his ranch. Learning her father and Roy are partners, she forces them to sign a legal document. They plan to tear it up when she leaves but using her power of attorney, she sells her fathers half of the ranch. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Comedy | Music | Western

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14 June 1943 (USA)  »

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A Canção do Texas  »

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Hildegarde Gray: Have you seen Pat around?
Bob: Pat... you ain't looking for him, are you?
Hildegarde Gray: Yeah.
Bob: Well, he's over at the bunkhouse trying to beautify himself.
Hildegarde Gray: Thanks.
[She leaves]
Bob: But it ain't doin' no good.
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Cielito Lindo
Written by Quirino Mendoza
Performed by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers
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17 May 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Roy Rogers and pals Bob Nolan and The Sons Of The Pioneers break with some unscrupulous showmen, in order to start their own ranch. Roy then decides to help his old, destitute mentor Harry Shannon by letting him masquerade as the ranch's half-owner in order to impress his daughter. She then takes it upon herself to sell her "father's half" to Roy's enemy.

The title Song Of Texas is a misnomer, as the address on a telegraphed message clearly reads that they're in New Mexico!

As far as the movie itself goes, it's pretty lightweight, but okay if you're in an undemanding mood. However, Shannon's character is pretty dumb and unlikable. I don't quite understand why Roy goes this far out of his way to help. Shannon's daughter is lovely, but unappealing too.

The opening scene has Roy bringing Trigger into a hospital room to visit sick children. As sweet as it was, I don't think they allow that in real life!


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