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