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Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941)

In Texas after the Civil War, Ballard has declared martial law intending to drive the ranchers out of the county. When Col. Davis ousts Ballard and Roy is elected Sheriff, his man Stacy ... See full summary »


Joseph Kane


Olive Cooper (screenplay), Hal Long (story)

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Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Vance Corbin
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabriel 'Gabby' Hornaday
Marjorie Reynolds ... Jeanie Grayson
Cy Kendall ... Ambrose Ballard
Sally Payne ... Belle Starr
Eddie Acuff ... Sam Starr
Leigh Whipper Leigh Whipper ... Kezeye
Robert Strange ... Wilbur Cravens
William Haade ... Captain Jeff Morgan
Jay Novello ... Stacy
Roscoe Ates ... Jailer Guffy


In Texas after the Civil War, Ballard has declared martial law intending to drive the ranchers out of the county. When Col. Davis ousts Ballard and Roy is elected Sheriff, his man Stacy kills Davis. Ballard reinstates martial law and sentences Gabby to be executed. Roy luckily finds Stacy who has been shot by Ballard and now ready to confess. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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SIX-GUN ADVENTURE AT IT'S BEST! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


Comedy | Music | Western


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Release Date:

14 January 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De Robin Hood van de Pecos See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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(original) | (edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jeanie Grayson (Marjorie Reynolds), a year later starred in the famous holiday film "Holiday Inn" with Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. See more »


[last lines]
Vance Corbin: But suppose you'd have gotten yourself killed?
Jeanie Grayson: Would you miss me?
Vance Corbin: Well, I couldn't very well get along with you.
Jeanie Grayson: Would you mind telling me why?
Vance Corbin: Well, uh, because you cook like a Chinaman.
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Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
Written by Stephen Foster
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In the Birth of a Nation tradition
28 July 2005 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Before the civil rights revolution post Civil War stories about the ravages the Confederate states had to endure under occupation was a common enough plot line for movies. This all started back in the early days of film with Birth of a Nation, continuing with Gone With the Wind.

You could never make Robin Hood of the Pecos today. Even clean living Roy Rogers shows a tinge of racism here when he meets actor Nick Stewart who refuses to help him because the law is after him. "Do as you're told," says Rogers sternly and Nick Stewart does just that. It's these kind of moments that made black people rightly ticked off at the film industry.

Roy is a former Confederate now operating as a Robin Hood type outlaw, battling the corrupt carpetbagger government as exemplified by Cy Kendall who's busy lining his own pockets with self-imposed tax money and having the Union occupying Army backing him up. He's actually the one who gets the acting honors in this film if honors can be given it.

I'm not even sure fans of the King of the Cowboys would go for this one.

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