Rancher Roy and his boys track down a gang who have stolen Trigger and are holding him for ransom.Rancher Roy and his boys track down a gang who have stolen Trigger and are holding him for ransom.Rancher Roy and his boys track down a gang who have stolen Trigger and are holding him for ransom.
This B movie displays sensational adventures , intrigue, fights , lots of fun and is pretty enjoyable . This average-budget Western blends action , hokey fun ,humor , suspense and emotional happenings .The highlights of the movie are the amazing race between Trigger and a sympathetic dog called Tramp ; plus the spectacular rescue by Rogers and his boys . Our heroes incarnated by a throughly believable casting of the usual characters undergo numerous adventures and suffering innumerable perils . Surprise-filled entertainment and plenty of action on middle scale . The exterior scenes , gun-play , fights , brawls, , all of them are lightly spectacular and the film is another ordinary Hollywood product but of B-series. Memorable and great cast as Roy Rogers stars the famous singer cowboy , he played in various musical groups ,in 1934 he formed a group called ¨Sons of Pioneers¨ , they appeared in numerous Westerns (Rhythm on the range, Son of the pioneers , On the Spanish trail , among others). Roy was married three times . Arlene Wilkins , his second wife, died a few day after giving birth to their son ,¨Roy Rogers Jr or Dusty¨ and Dale Evans his third spouse , became his four children's mom . Inducted along with his wife Evans into the Hall of great Western performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and also as member of the Sons of Pioneers . Their nicknames were ,Roy as ¨King of cowboys¨ , Dale Evans ¨Queen of the West¨ and Trigger ¨ Smartest horse in the movies¨ . Roy got his horse ¨Trigger¨in 1938 and rode him in every one of his film and TV shows after that. He had appeared in one early movie , being ridden by Olivia De Havilland in ¨¨ The adventures of Robin Hood¨. Trigged died in 1965,aged 33 years.
¨Under California stars¨ includes several songs , played by ¨Son of Pioneers¨ and the actors as Rogers and Devine . Colorful cinematography in Trucolor , though photography is washed-out , reflecting wonderfully landscapes from Chatsworth Park , Los Angeles , California . This ancient movie is professionally directed by William Witney , a craftsman who directed 140 titles from the 30s . The film is produced by Republic picture, usual in serials of low budget . The director , William Witney ,was a prolific director of short budget and TV episodes ( Daniel Boone , Bonanza ,Virginian ) , his best film was ¨The master of world¨ with Vincent Price . The motion picture will appeal to Western buffs and it's a marvelous popcorn story .
- Sep 14, 2011