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The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944)

Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A ... See full summary »

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Ferguson
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Sheriff Allen
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Singer (as Bob Nolan and The Sons of the Pioneers)
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Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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NEW SONGS...NEW LAUGHS...NOW ACTION....SUSPENSE...In The Greatest Of All Roger's Hits! See more »

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Comedy | Music | Western

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24 June 1944 (USA)  »

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A Rosa Amarela do Texas  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In this movie, Dale Evans plays a character named Betty Weston. Roy Rogers previously appeared in two movies, being billed under the name of Dick Weston. Those movies were The Old Barn Dance (1938) and Wild Horse Rodeo (1937). See more »

Quotes

Band leader: [seeing Roy Rogers getting in a fight with multiple assailants] Hey, that's a little uneven!
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The Timber Trail
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Written by Tim Spencer
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Pretty Good Roy Rogers Feature
8 August 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good Roy Rogers Western, with the standard features plus a plot that is a bit less routine than usual. Roy is an investigator for an insurance company, sent to investigate the robbery of a payroll shipment five years earlier. What makes it interesting is that this time neither Roy nor the audience knows who the criminal is - there are several suspects, and Roy has to play detective and use deduction, rather than just chasing the bad guys around. It's not exactly an Agatha Christie-quality mystery, but it's not bad either. There are also the usual songs plus some action scenes. Most fans of Rogers should find this one worth watching.


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