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My Pal Trigger (1946)

Approved | | Western | 10 July 1946 (USA)
Gabby refuses to breed his horse the Golden Sovereign with Roy's. When the Sovereign and Roy's horse escape, Skoville shoots the Sovereign by mistake but Roy is blamed and jailed. A year ... See full summary »

Directors:

Frank McDonald, Yakima Canutt (uncredited)

Writers:

Jack Townley (screen play), John K. Butler (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger (as Trigger The Smartest Horse in the Movies)
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Kendrick
Dale Evans ... Susan Kendrick
Jack Holt ... Brett Scoville
LeRoy Mason ... Carlson - Henchman
Roy Barcroft ... Hunter - Henchman
Sam Flint ... Sheriff
Kenne Duncan ... Croupier
Ralph Sanford ... Auctioneer
Francis McDonald ... Storekeeper
Harlan Briggs ... Dr. Bentley
William Haade ... Davis (as Wm. Haade)
Bob Nolan ... Bob Nolan
Sons of the Pioneers ... Musicians / Ranch Hands (as The Sons Of The Pioneers)
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Storyline

Gabby refuses to breed his horse the Golden Sovereign with Roy's. When the Sovereign and Roy's horse escape, Skoville shoots the Sovereign by mistake but Roy is blamed and jailed. A year later Roy returns with Trigger, the son of the Sovereign. When Skoville slips and reveals he was present when the horse was shot, Roy sees a chance to clear his name. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Taglines:

Laugh And Cry At A Truly Different Story Of The West... A Truly Great Tale Of The Love Of A Man For His Horse! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En cowboy i högform See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original) | (edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Dale Evans did her own stunt riding until ordered to stop by second-unit director Yakima Canutt. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Roy Rogers: Golden horses - that's what they call the palominos. And palominos have quite a history. You know, the history of my own palomino began right here at this ranch. If I hadn't-a gone through that gate a few years back, I'd never have gotten my pal, Trigger.
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Soundtracks

Livin' Western Style
(uncredited)
Music by Don Swander
Lyrics by June Hershey
Performed by Roy Rogers
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Entertaining B-Western
11 January 2002 | by Snow LeopardSee all my reviews

One of the best known, and one of the more entertaining, among Roy Rogers' Westerns, "My Pal Trigger" has a pretty good blend of western action and melodrama. It's good entertainment, fast-paced, with plenty going on at all times. The plot may not always be plausible, but it always keeps your attention, as one thing after another keeps coming up to test Roy's patience and ingenuity. Although much of the time you can see what's coming, it's pretty hard not to pull for him. The movie includes Gabby Hayes as one of his most cantankerous characters, and also Dale Evans. If you enjoy these old B-Westerns, you should find this one worthwhile.


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