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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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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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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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Western

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Opening credits: The events, characters and firms depicted in this photoplay are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons,living or dead, or to actual firms is purely coincidental. 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

Long, Long Ago
(uncredited)
Written by Thomas Haynes Bayley
Performed by Dale Evans
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The story about a man and his love for a horse (no snickering, please).
26 January 2014 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

In this film, Roy Rogers is trying to get a grouchy guy, Gabby Kendrick (Gabby Hayes), to provide stud services for Roy's horse. Hmmmm....let me rephrase that. Roy is trying to breed his horse with Gabby's horse. But Gabby won't hear of it and is a total jerk.

Later, someone kills Gabby's prize horse and Roy is blamed for it. He didn't do it, of course, and it's pretty obvious that Scoville (Jack Holt) is behind it. But no one knows this until the end of the film--and in the meantime, Roy is forced, for some time, to hide from the law. Naturally, by the end of the film everything has worked out--and Roy has his new prize horsie, Trigger.

This is a rather amiable Roy Rogers film. While the songs are completely ordinary, the plot is different and enjoyable. Not exactly deep or lasting entertainment but pretty nice stuff to pass the time.


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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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Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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