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Bells of San Angelo (1947)

Passed  |   |  Action, Comedy, Music  |  15 April 1947 (USA)
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Along the Mexican border, Roy joins Western novelist Dale in a search for smugglers. They discover a silver mine.

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John McGuire ...
Olaf Hytten ...
David Sharpe ...
Fritz Leiber ...
Padre
Hank Patterson ...
Deaf Bus Passenger
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ...
The Cook (as Fred S. Toones)
Eddie Acuff ...
Bus Driver
Bob Nolan ...
Bob
Sons of the Pioneers ...
Sons of the Pioneers
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Gridley is mining silver from an old Mexican mine and bringing it into the USA thru a passage into his worthless mine. Border guard Rogers suspects Gridley and finally finds the secret entrance to the Mexican mine. He sends Lee Madison for help only to have her captured by Gridley. Trigger brings help that takes care of Gridley's men and now Roy has to rescue Madison. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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mexican | silver | sheriff | writer | texas | See All (59) »

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Swinging From His Toes And Shooting From His Hips...Roy Battles His Foes With A Song On His Lips! (original poster) See more »


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15 April 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las campanas de Rosarita  »

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[first lines]
Padre: It's always good when you come here and we join our voices together in song. I'm only sorry that trouble brings you here.
Roy Rogers: I'm sorry too, Padre, but I think with the help of my friends over the border here, we'll be able to get this thing straightened out.
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Edited into Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976) See more »

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I Love the West
Written by Jack Elliott
Performed by Dale Evans
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Good color western.
28 November 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio.) – See all my reviews

Some of the richest color ever seen in 'B' movies are found in the westerns, and this is one of the best examples. Roy Rogers turns in a typically good performance and there is plenty of action, plus some good songs. All in all a good example of a late 40's 'B' western with good color and a strong plot.


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