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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He brought the west law, and order..............and good clothes!
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Did You Know?
The outfit that Peter (G.W. Bailey
) wears is an homage to Smiley Burnette
who was the "sidekick" for Roy Rogers
, Gene Autry
and Charles Starrett
in most of the western movies made in the 1940s and 1950s. He always wore a checked shirt and a black hat with the brim turned up in front. He also rode a white horse with a black ring around one eye. See more
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
I need a little 'me' time.
Referenced in Amazing Stories: Fine Tuning
Lasso The Moon
Written by Steve Dorff
and Milton Brown
Produced by Jim Norman
(as Jim Ed Norman) and Steve Dorff
Performed by Gary Morris See more