Mar 14

Dick Jones interview with host Cheryl Rogers Barnett

Here is a wonderful Celebrity Interview with Dick Jones interview with host Cheryl Rogers Barnett Dick Jones started in movies in Hollywood in 1934. Dick did many western movies and many western TV show episodes guest spots! He also co-starred in The Range Rider with Jock Mahoney and starred in the western television series Buffalo …

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Mar 14

Grand Canyon Trail STARRING Roy Rogers from 1948

Grand Canyon Trail STARRING Roy Rogers complete western movie from 1948. Sintown is just a deserted ghost town until J. Malcolm Vanderpool starts looking for silver. Cookie and Roy’s partners put $20,000 into the business only to find that the mine is worthless and Vanerpool is bankrupt. Carol comes out to look for silver to …

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Mar 13

THE WESTERN FILMS

Howdy! MORE WESTERN FILMS WILL BE HERE VERY SOON!  There are already almost 100 western films on the site and many more movies will be on the website very soon. Thanks for stopping by and we hope you will come back often for all the films and the information about the stars and the movies straight …

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Mar 13

ROY ROGERS AND CARY GRANT IN PARTNERSHIP???

Actually it was Cary Grant, Dad, Red Skelton and Richard Widmark who were talking about forming a partnership to invest in a hotel in Acapulco, Mexico in the mid-1940s! I don’t remember anything about this (sure wish it had happened as Grant and Widmark were extraordinary businessmen!) but a friend of mine, who is a …

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Mar 12

Dad – Richard Dix

Dad Dix is remembered primarily as a Western Movie Star although out of the 100 plus movies, both Silent and Sound, seventeen were Westerns.  “American Empire”  brought Dad and Preston Foster together in an adventure in Texas, building a cattle empire. The two men were long time friends from their earlier days as Actors doing …

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Mar 12

ROY ROGERS COMIC BOOKS

Roy Rogers Comic Books were printed in more than one language. The one on the left is in Spanish and the one on the right is in English. The largest foreign fan club was in London (70,000 plus members) and the second largest was in Brazil. This Spanish language comic has an ad on the …

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Mar 12

Arizona Round-Up (1942)

Arizona Round-Up (1942) A rancher who provides horses to the government remount station is being froze out of business by other land owners charging exorbitant prices to the ranchers to get their horses or cattle shipped through the right-of-way which provides the only other route to the station. Directed by Robert Emmett Tansey (as Robert …

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Mar 11

Fugitive of the Plains (1943)

Fugitive of the Plains (1943) Billy and Fuzzy find out crimes are being committed in Billy’s name in nearby Red Rock County. They ride to the County in the hopes of clearing his name. Billy then discovers a gang headed by pretty Kate Shelly. The gang knows who he is and let him join but …

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Mar 11

ROY ROGERS’ ORIENTAL EYES

When Dad (Roy Rogers) started starring in movies, the studio tried several things to get him to open his eyes wider. You can see in the above photo (just received from my friend, Larry Zwisohn) why the studios thought they needed to do that. Flash cameras just didn’t have a fast enough shutter speed to …

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Mar 10

MACKINTOSH & TJ

I sure hope that you are some of the few people who saw what I think was one of Dad’s very best films! It wasn’t out at the movie theaters very long (just a few weeks) as there was a law suit filed. Not about the film itself but between the producers! Dad, of course, …

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Mar 09

DAD AND TRIGGER LEAVE PRINTS IN CEMENT

In this above photo, Dad (Roy Rogers) and Trigger (his palomino) get their footprints in cement in the courtyard of Graumann’s Chinese Theater. If you have been following my posts, you know that Little Trigger was the horse that made personal appearances (parades, stage shows, etc.) and Trigger (the Old Man or the Old Horse) …

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Mar 09

Branded a Coward (1935)

Branded a Coward (1935) Johnny Hume’s family is murdered by an outlaw gang as he watches in terror from a bidding place. Years pass and Johnny grows up and has to deal with the terror and fear of that day long ago. Now he is thrown head-on into gun trouble with outlaws and has to …

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