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Bells of Rosarita (1945)

Approved | | Western | 19 June 1945 (USA)
Sue Farnum inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other ... See full summary »

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Trigger, Roy's Horse (as The Smartest Horse in the Movies)
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Patty Phillips
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Henchman Maxwell
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Rosarita
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Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
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Allan Lane
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Don Barry (as Donald Barry)
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Sue Farnum inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other western movie stars come to Sue's aid, putting on a show and catching the bad guys. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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All These Western Stars...Plus Music, Romance and Thrills! See more »

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19 June 1945 (USA)  »

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Os Sinos de Rosarita  »

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Three of the four actors who portrayed Red Ryder on the screen appear in this film. Don "Red" Barry, the first Red Ryder, Wild Bill Elliott and Allan "Rocky" Lane. Jim Bannon, not in this film, was the fourth Red Ryder. See more »

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[Bad guys Ripley and Maxwell are astonished that their car has been stolen]
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Referenced in Blue Collar (1978) See more »

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Written by Cliff Friend, Katherine Phillips and George Olsen
Sung by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers
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a good vehicle to join some of the top cowboys together
6 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This Republic Pictures production has been a favorite of mine since I've seen it on a DVD for the less few years. Not only did I like seeing Roy Rogers and the appealing Dale Evans together, but I did like seeing Gabby Hayes, who was likable and garrulous as always. Too, it was good seeing Bob Livingston, Don "Red" Barry, Sunset Carson, and two of my favorites-Allan Lane and Bill Elliott. What brought about a lot of joy as well was hearing Bob Nolan and the Sons of The Pioneers. Roy Barcroft must have been born as mean as mean could be, since he played very aptly a scheming crook, as he did in many westerns. It was comical in places, even though it was not actually a comedy, per se.(Naturally, Gabby Hayes contributed to that comic relief.) I did like the excitement in it as well. The story is simple: Sue Farnum (played by Evans) comes from the East to Hollywood after she learns that her late father's circus, and the orphanage he had once had built, might go under because a necessary document cannot be found. Will a show with, again, some of the top cowboys in Hollywood save the circus? That is basically the storyline. Again, it's very exciting and entertaining, and one of my favorite B-rated westerns. Yes, it made for a wonderful cowboy reunion.


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