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Bells of Rosarita (1945)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  19 June 1945 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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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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Another harmless but clever oater from Republic
15 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Janet Martin who is listed in the supporting cast credits, has no lines and appears in only one short scene in the film Bells of Rosarita shot within the film we are watching. She played the lovely bride in the marriage scene and though she had no dialogue sang beautifully while riding off from the wedding celebration. Roy Rogers enters the scene and carries her off while riding on his horse. Miss Martin, played Mexican girls in several films though she was actually of Russian descent. Adele Mara, who was also in one of the lead roles was of Mexican descent, but rarely if ever played a Mexican seniorita. Both, played polynesians in their roles in the film "Call of the South Seas."


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