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Eyes of Texas (1948)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  15 July 1948 (USA)
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A ranch owner (Francis Ford) turns his place into a home for boys who have lost their fathers in World War II. His evil female lawyer (Nana Bryant) covets the ranch and works in cahoots ... See full summary »

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A ranch owner (Francis Ford) turns his place into a home for boys who have lost their fathers in World War II. His evil female lawyer (Nana Bryant) covets the ranch and works in cahoots with Ford's long-lost nephew and a pack of killer dogs to get it. U.S. Marshal Roy Rogers puts an end to her plans. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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During the initial conversation when Frank and Penny come to the ranch, there is a close-up shot of the Sons of the Pioneers sitting on the stairs in the hallway. However, shots before and after the close-up show them standing around in the hall and living-room, until they head for the stairs at Roy's signal. See more »

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Texas Trails
Written by Tim Spencer
Performed by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers
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Roy Rogers Takes On Big Nasty Dogs And Mean Old Women!
12 June 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

When the owner of a ranch for orphan boys is murdered by trained dogs and his will fraudulently changed to benefit a nephew no one has met, Marshal Roy Rogers attempts to the bottom of the mysterious death, ending up at odds with not just the killers, but the whole community as well.

This is a fairly interesting murder mystery, though the murderers are revealed to the audience immediately. It's kind of rare to see a Saturday matinée western where the main heavy is an old woman! The real question is who the mysterious heir is and why he wants his uncle dead (an easy guess).

There's also a surprising amount of sadistic violence this time around, with Roy getting beaten, dragged behind a horse, and bull-whipped. Meanwhile, the dogs are mauling people and Roy even punches out Cookie Bullfincher!


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