Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 25

The Cowboy Millionaire (1935) releases another classic western from our archives. This western movies star is George O’Brien and has another big star Edgar Kennedy in a rare westerns film appearance. Bob and Willy own a mining claim that looks promising but they are running out of funds to keep servicing while working on their claim. So the …

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Apr 18


One of the main reasons that the production values on the Roy Rogers TV Show were so good was Dad bringing over so many members of his old Republic Studios crew. I wish I could remember more of their names but it has been a few years ago and I was, after all, a teenager. …

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Apr 17

George “Gabby” Hayes

George “Gabby” Hayes was a true renaissance man. He had played Hamlet on Broadway when he was only 19. He was a superb actor, a minor-league baseball player, he led an all-girl orchestra, he loved opera, he was an omnivorous reader of all types and genre of books. He was suave. He was funny. He …

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Apr 06

Utah and Peggy Stewart

Typically of Republic Studios, Utah was made in Lone Pine, California! Dad’s (Roy Rogers) films seldom had the budget to travel out of California and Lone Pine is used for everything from itself (“High Sierra”) to the Khyber Pass (“King of the Khyber Rifles”) to India in “Charge of the Light Brigade” to another world …

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