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Feb 18

Young Bill Hickok starring Roy Rogers (1940)

Young Bill Hickok starring Roy Rogers from 1940. Full length western movie.
A self appointed tyrant with his gang of raiders plots to take over California during the American Civil war. Young Bill Hickok is sent out to a relay station to help prevent the ponies from being stolen




by the raiders. Calamity and Gabby provide horses for the relay stations. As they ride up with their Indian helpers Bill finishes off the last few of the Raiders that have attacked his station. Bill has been injured so Calamity and Gabby stay for a while to help nurse Bill back to health.

Western film
Directed by Joseph Kane
Produced by Joseph Kane
(associate producer)
Written by Olive Cooper
(original screenplay)
Norton S. Parker
(original screenplay)
Cinematography William Nobles
Edited by Lester Orlebeck
Production
company
Republic Pictures

Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date
October 21, 1940 (United States)
Running time
59 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Cast
Roy Rogers as “Wild” Bill Hickok
George ‘Gabby’ Hayes as “Gabby” Whitaker
Julie Bishop as Louise Mason
John Miljan as Nicholas Tower
Sally Payne as Miss “Calamity” Jane Canary
Archie Twitchell as Phillip
Monte Blue as Marshal Evans
Hal Taliaferro as Morrell




Ethel Wales as Mrs. Stout
Jack Ingram as Henchman Red Burke
Monte Montague as Charlie Majors

1 comment

  1. Pie

    Young Roy is pure goodness in this movie! I got impatient in the bad guys’ scenes waiting for him but it was worth it to see him singing on the porch! I really enjoy Sally Payne too, after Dale she is probably my favorite lady lead in his movies. I had never heard of her until I started watching Roy’s movies. She and Gabby are a good pair here! Very funny!

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