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Song of Arizona (1946)

Passed | | Action, Music, Western | 9 March 1946 (USA)
Gabby's ranch for wayward boys is in financial trouble. One of his boys, Chip is hiding stolen money sent by his father the outlaw leader King Blaine. After Blaine is killed, Chip decides ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank McDonald

Writers:

M. Coates Webster (screenplay), Bradford Ropes (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Whittaker
Dale Evans ... Clare Summers
Lyle Talbot ... King Blaine
Tommy Cook ... Chip Blaine
Johnny Calkins ... Clarence (as Johny Calkins)
Sarah Edwards Sarah Edwards ... Dolly Finnuccin
Tommy Ivo ... Jimmy
Michael Chapin ... Cyclops
Dick Curtis ... Henchman Bart
Edmund Cobb ... Sheriff Jim Clark
Tom Quinn ... Henchman Tom
Noble 'Kid' Chissell ... Henchman Jim (as Kid Chissell)
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ... Ranch Boys (as Robert Mitchell Boychoir)
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Storyline

Gabby's ranch for wayward boys is in financial trouble. One of his boys, Chip is hiding stolen money sent by his father the outlaw leader King Blaine. After Blaine is killed, Chip decides to pay off Gabby's debt with this money, but trouble arises when the remaining gang members arrive looking for the loot. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Genres:

Action | Music | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Canção do Arizona See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

When the calf escapes from the boys rodeo it is dragging a lariat that was snug around it's neck. Roy and Dale immediately give chase and recapture it, but the lariat the calf was dragging is now gone. See more »

Soundtracks

Song of Arizona
Written by Jack Elliott
Sung by Roy Rogers with Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers
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Mild Roy Rogers
8 June 2010 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

Roy Rogers attempts to to help save Gabby Hayes' ranch for wayward boys from foreclosure, when one of Gabby's wards is targeted by the partners of outlaw Lyle Talbot, the boy's deceased father.

This one's a little sappy, even for a Saturday matinée western, though impossible to entirely dislike. Roy, Gabby, Dale Evans, Bob Nolan, and The Sons Of The Pioneers are all still fun to watch, while some of the kid actors give pretty decent performances.

There isn't much to recommend in the way of action or gun-play, but there's a few decent songs, including a neat Halloween song and dance number from Roy, Dale, and Gabby.

Though not really one of the better films in the genre, Roy Rogers fans will probably be a little bit more forgiving than the average viewer.


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