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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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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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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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It's Fightin'...Gunnin' and Funnin'! (original poster) 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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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

Nicci Lopez: What are you doing here? This is not a place for a girl. Are you crazy?
Consuelo Belmonte: Yes, I love you.
Nicci Lopez: But you will be in great danger. There will be shooting!
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!
Cookie Bullfincher: Hey, wait a minute, don't count me in on this!
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Wait'll I Get My Sunshine Into the Moonlight
Written by Harry Glick, Jimmy Lambert and Dave Olson
Performed by Roy Rogers, Jane Frazee and the Sons of the Pioneers
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Routine Roy Rogers Adventure
10 June 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Bandits find a way to force airplanes down in uninhabited areas, in order to steal their cargo. Sheriff Roy Rogers rides out to the landing sites to investigate and runs afoul of the villains.

Tito Guizar is good as the title character, an ex-bullfighter who comes to the United States to wrangle his beautiful runaway fiancé, but almost everything else about this loosely-plotted Roy Rogers vehicle is pretty pedestrian, with a few confusing moments and not nearly enough action until near the end.

However, Bob Nolan and The Sons Of The Pioneers sing a few decent songs, Roy's still likable, and Estelita Rodriguez, as Guizar's fiancé is awfully attractive.


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