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The Gay Ranchero (1948)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure | Music  -  10 January 1948 (USA)
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Crooks try to take over an airport by sabotaging the planes. Sheriff Roy catches them. Songs: title song, "Granada," "You Belong to my Heart," and "Wait'll I get my Sunshine in the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Nicci Lopez
Jane Frazee ...
Betty Richards
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Estelita Rodriguez ...
Consuelo Belmonte
George Meeker ...
Vance Brados
LeRoy Mason ...
Mike
Dennis Moore ...
Tex
Keith Richards ...
Henchman Slim
Betty Gagnon ...
Mary - Spa Desk Clerk
Bob Rose ...
Breezy (as Robert Rose)
Ken Terrell ...
Henchman Roberts
Bob Nolan ...
Bob
Sons of the Pioneers ...
Spa Employees
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Storyline

Crooks try to take over an airport by sabotaging the planes. Sheriff Roy catches them. Songs: title song, "Granada," "You Belong to my Heart," and "Wait'll I get my Sunshine in the Moonlight." Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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EXPLOSIVE WITH EXCITEMENT! STARTLING WITH BLAZING ACTION! (original poster-all caps) See more »


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10 January 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aconteceu no Sertão  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Trucolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

Early in the story, when Roy is shot in the shoulder by one of the bad guys and then rescued by Nicci Lopez, he removes his shirt to tend to the wound and there's no blood, not even a bullet wound. See more »

Quotes

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Consuelo Belmonte: [carelessly] I don't care. When I discover how brave you are, I decide to come with you. If you die, I die. We all die!
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Cowboy Country
Written by Tim Spencer
Performed by the Sons of the Pioneers
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Odd....
8 September 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is an odd Roy Rogers film, but he did do a lot of strange films that were an odd amalgam of the old and the new. In this case, our cowboy hero is involved with an airport and hijacked airplanes--a very, very odd venue for a western hero. And, yes, it's true, there were no airplanes in the old west. However, Roy Rogers and Gene Autry BOTH made a ton of anachronistic films--with cowboys AND telephones AND pickup trucks and the like. It's odd. So why are the planes being sabotaged? Tune in and see in this rather ordinary (aside from the locale) Rogers film. About the only standout thing is the nice non-stereotypical Hispanic leading man--something unusual for the time.


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