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Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944)

Passed | | Music, Western | 6 November 1944 (USA)
Rival rodeos are operated by good guy Gabby and bad guy Richard Powers. Dale is trying to choose between them, aided ultimately by Roy and the Sons of the Pioneers (who are radio singers).

Director:

Frank McDonald

Writers:

Gordon Kahn (original screenplay), Robert Creighton Williams (original screenplay) (as Bob Williams)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Whittaker
Dale Evans ... Marjorie Brooks
Lloyd Corrigan ... Marty Maizely
Tom Keene ... Frank Madden (as Richard Powers)
Claire Du Brey ... Rosie McGurk
Arthur Loft ... Bill Wetherbee
Roy Barcroft ... Ken Ferguson
Lucien Littlefield ... The Judge
Sam Flint ... Sheriff
Bob Nolan ... Bob - Leader Sons of the Pioneers
Sons of the Pioneers ... Musicians
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Storyline

Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Taglines:

THE THRILL OF STIRRING ADVENTURE,BLENDED WITH COMEDY AND ROMANCE.....TO MAKE THE GRANDEST ROY ROGERS HIT SO FAR! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Music | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Goofs

During the scene where Gabby tells Marjorie he has hired Roy and the Pioneers, she tucks the collar of her dress inside the neckline. But when he leads her out to show her Trigger, her collar is back outside again. See more »

Quotes

Gabby Whittaker: Jumpin' jackrabbits. What kind of jigity you call that?
Marjorie Brooks: That's a ballet of wood nymphs.
Gabby Whittaker: They ain't wearin' enough clothes to flag a handcar.
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Connections

Edited from King of the Cowboys (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Cowboy Jubilee
Written by Ken Carson
Performed by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers
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usual roy rogers formula film
2 December 2018 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

Roy finds the rats in madden and wetherbee and pulls their plugs with the help of the pioneers and trigger ... those 25 cent matinee double headers when i was a child were the lifeblood of a small town fan base ...westerns that shine and get the bad guys


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Luzes de Santa Fé See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(cut) | (original)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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