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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 ...
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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
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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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10 January 1948 (USA)  »

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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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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 »

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Bob: Now, if you'll just sign right here, Miss...
Consuelo Belmonte: Flanagan.
Bob: Flanagan! That's Irish.
Consuelo Belmonte: Well? I'm Irish. You should be able to tell by my accent... I think.
Bob: [humoring her] Oh, yes... sure. Well, now let's see, that was two rooms that you ordered, Miss...
Consuelo Belmonte: Mulligan.
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Cowboy Country
Written by Tim Spencer
Performed by the Sons of the Pioneers
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The Flying Sheriff
19 May 2011 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

The Gay Ranchero finds Roy Rogers as sheriff trying to find out who is hijacking the cargoes of a small freight airline in his part of the west. The fact that it is owned by pretty Jane Frazee I'm sure does not lessen his interest any.

With some inside help they've got someone who is shorting the aviation fuel loads and making the meters read falsely. When the planes come down the gang is there to meet them and steal the cargoes and shoot the pilots.

There's not much suspense in The Gay Ranchero, we learn early on who's behind the skulduggery. But the film more than makes up in plenty of action.

Along for the ride with south of the border box office receipts in mind is Mexican musical film star Tito Guizar who did a few films in the USA as well. Guizar gets a love interest here in the person of Estelita Rodriguez and he sings the favorite Hispanic classic You Belong To My Heart in the film. Tito had quite a resume, his venues included no less than grand opera for his tenor pipes.

The climax involving attacking the gang on the ground and from the air is pretty well staged. All in all one of Roy Rogers better films for Republic Pictures.


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