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Sunset in the West (1950)

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Roy puts a stop to gun smuggling.

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Estelita Rodriguez ...
Carmelita
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Dixie Osborne
Gordon Jones ...
Splinters
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Sheriff Tad Osborne
Pierre Watkin ...
Gordon MacKnight
Charles La Torre ...
Nick Corella
William Tannen ...
John Kimball (as William J. Tannen)
Steve Pendleton ...
Walter Kimball (as Gaylord Pendleton)
Paul E. Burns ...
Telegrapher Blinky Adams
Dorothy Ann White ...
Housekeeper Felitia
Foy Willing ...
Foy
Riders of the Purple Sage ...
Musicians, Cowhands
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Near the border, outlaws are hijacking trains and using them to transport large quantities of rifles. Roy gets involved when the train that was to pick up his cattle fails to stop. Helping out the Sheriff, Roy brings in a suspect. He identifies him as a wanted man but the outlaw escapes with Roy as a hostage. Roy is taken to the gang leader's house where another hijacking is being planned. They also plan to get rid of Roy. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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gun smuggling | horse | trucolor

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Six-Gun Trouble!... the border blazes with bullet-fast action as Roy and the gang track down a band of international gun-runners!

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Western

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25 September 1950 (USA)  »

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Asejuna katoaa  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Trucolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Rollin' Wheels
Written by Jack Elliott
Performed by Roy Rogers and the Riders of the Purple Sage
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An average outing for the King of the Cowboys .....
6 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Roy Rogers and Trigger (The Smartest Horse in the Movies) are at it again, helping a border Sheriff get to the bottom of some stolen rifles that are being sought. Rogers ends up in hot water, but is able to solve the crime through his normal cool determination. Gordon Jones is along as his sidekick, but he was never as solid as Gabby Hayes or Pat Brady had been ........

The music was well done by Roy, with support from Foy and the Riders of the Purple Sage. However, the script and supporting cast are not up to the earlier high standards for Roy's films. It's good entertainment for Roy's legion of fans, but compared to his other classics, this oater is only so-so ..... Fun, but not memorable.


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