While the audience watches a black and white horse opera, a narrator's voice wonders what such a movie would be like today. Rex O'Herlihan, The Singing Cowboy, finds himself in color and enters a cliché-ridden town, in which the evil cattle baron (Andy Griffith) and the new Italian cowboys (who always wear raincoats no matter how hot it gets) join forces to get him and the sheep ranchers to leave the valley. Written by
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Rex O'Herlihan. The great big western hero. To a lawless land he brought truth, justice, some fancy riding and wonderful outfits.
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When Rex O'Herlihan walks into town before the final showdown, you see Colonel Ticonderoga move his coat back behind his gun, making sure he has access to it, the next shot the coat is covering the gun. See more
[Music score begins to play. Rex speaks to his horse
Root's beginnin' to work.
[a cowboy chorus joins in
Yeah, it's definitely kickin' in now.
Referenced in Amazing Stories: Fine Tuning
I Break Horses, Not Hearts
Written by Steve Dorff
, Milton Brown
and Nancy Masters
Produced by Steve Dorff
Performed by Charlie McCoy See more