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Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944)

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Rival rodeos are operated by good guy Gabby and bad guy Richard Powers. Dale is trying to choose between them, aided ultimately by Roy and the Sons of the Pioneers (who are radio singers).

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Marjorie Brooks
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Marty Maizely
Tom Keene ...
Frank Madden (as Richard Powers)
Claire Du Brey ...
Rosie McGurk
Arthur Loft ...
Bill Wetherbee
Roy Barcroft ...
Ken Ferguson
Lucien Littlefield ...
The Judge
Sam Flint ...
Sheriff
Bob Nolan ...
Bob - Leader Sons of the Pioneers
Sons of the Pioneers ...
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Storyline

Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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rodeo | horse | See All (2) »

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A RIDIN', ROMANCIN' RODEO SHOW! See more »


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Approved | See all certifications »
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6 November 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Luzes de Santa Fé  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

During the scene where Gabby tells Marjorie he has hired Roy and the Pioneers, she tucks the collar of her dress inside the neckline. But when he leads her out to show her Trigger, her collar is back outside again. See more »

Quotes

Gabby Whittaker: Jumpin' jackrabbits. What kind of jigity you call that?
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Edited from King of the Cowboys (1943) See more »

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Ride 'Em, Cowboy
Written by Tim Spencer and Roy Rogers
Performed by the Sons of the Pioneers
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Pretty Good Light Entertainment
21 December 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Lights of Old Santa Fe" is pretty good light entertainment from Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Gabby Hayes, and Trigger. There is perhaps a little less plot than usual, but on the other hand, there is more humor and singing than usual, and it makes you feel right at home with Roy and his friends.

The story revolves around two competing rodeo shows, one run by Hayes, and the other owned by a slippery character played by Tom Keene, with Dale's character getting caught in the middle of the rivalry. The setup provides enough material for a light story and for the variety entertainment. Lloyd Corrigan, playing a radio personality, also joins in by lending his array of voices to a couple of entertaining scenes.

For the most part, this follows the usual formula, and most Roy Rogers fans won't be disappointed by this one.


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