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When ranch foreman Roy learns the new ranch owner Dorothy Bryant and her friends are arriving, he directs them to Gabby's rundown ranch. He figures they will be discouraged and return East.... See full summary »

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John English

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John K. Butler (screenplay), Jack Townley (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Wittaker
Dale Evans ... Dorothy Bryant
Peggy Stewart ... Jackie
Beverly Lloyd ... Wanda (as Beverly Loyd)
Jill Browning Jill Browning ... Babe
Vivien Oakland ... Stella Mason
Grant Withers ... Ben Bowman
Hal Taliaferro ... Steve Lacy
Jack Rutherford ... Sheriff McBride
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Chicago Police Chief
Bob Nolan ... Bob
Sons of the Pioneers ... Cowhands / Musicians
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When ranch foreman Roy learns the new ranch owner Dorothy Bryant and her friends are arriving, he directs them to Gabby's rundown ranch. He figures they will be discouraged and return East. But the plan backfires when Dorothy, thinking her ranch worthless, sells the real ranch at a fraction of it's value. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El camino trágico See more »

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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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[first lines]
Dorothy Bryant: [singing] Now, way down upon the Swanee River, / Folks keep jivin' all the day long; / 'Cause that's where I'm gonna stay forever / With a gate who'll make my life a song. / So honey chile, on that day, / When you come my way, / I'll say, "Thank Dixie for me!"
[runs backstage]
Dorothy Bryant: How'd it look, Stel?
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Just OK
21 April 2014 | by arfdawg-1See all my reviews

When ranch foreman Roy learns the new ranch owner Dorothy Bryant and her friends are arriving, he directs them to Gabby's rundown ranch.

He figures they will be discouraged and return East.

But the plan backfires when Dorothy, thinking her ranch worthless, sells the real ranch at a fraction of it's value.

Dale Evans sure cut a hot figure in her 30s. Roy sure was lucky.

You'll be a bit unlucky if you sit through this one.

Even though its just about an hour in length and sort of watchable, it's not a great film.

The plot is thin and has been done countless times before.


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