The Saturday Theater – Frontier Pony Express


Roy Rogers and Trigger

Roy Rogers and Trigger

Today’s film is Frontier Pony Express (1939) starring Roy Rogers, Trigger, Raymond Hatton, and Mary Hart. Roy plays a young pony express rider during the early Civil War. In this fast-paced, action-packed film Roy barely has time to sing two songs. Enjoy!

Frontier Pony Express (1939)

58 minutes (black and white)

Producer: Joseph Kane

Director: Joseph Kane

Screenplay: Norman Hall

Cast: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Mary Hart, Raymond Hatton, Edward Keane, Noble Johnson, Monte Blue, Donald Dillaway, William Royals, Ethel Wales, Bud Osborne, George Letz (Montgomery), Fred Burns, Charles King, Hank Bell, Jack O’Shea, Matty Rupert, Vester Pegg, Carl Stockdale, Jack Kirk

Plot: Roy is a pony express rider during the Civil War in this historical film. He gets caught up in a fight between Yankee and Rebel forces who are fighting for the allegiance of California. Trigger gets a minor part at the end when Roy is shot and the stallion has to take the mail in by himself.

Songs: “Rusty Spurs” and “My Old Kentucky Home”

You can find this film as a Instant Video here: http://astore.amazon.com/rogersdale-20/detail/B000RRQSDO

Or as a DVD here: http://astore.amazon.com/rogersdale-20/detail/B001PPGANU

Happy Trails!

Rogersdale

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About rogersdale

I am originally from Texas but have lived in Florida for the past 8 years. I am the oldest of 6 and live on a 10 acre farm.
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