Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Saturday Theater – Billy the Kid Returns

Today’s film is Billy the Kid Returns. Made in 1939, this was Roy’s second film and his first time playing a double role. He plays the outlaw, Billy the Kid, as well as a wandering cowhand who happens to look … Continue reading

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The Saturday Theater -Sunset Serenade

Today we’ll be looking at Sunset Serenade. Made in 1942, this film centers around Roy’s efforts to help an eastern girl keep her ranch. There is a villain and a villainess who want the ranch for themselves. They’re willing to … Continue reading

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Happy Trails: Their Life Story

If ya’ll have not read Growing Up with Roy and Dale by Roy “Dusty” Rogers, Jr. you need to. It’s a great book. Although Dusty shares some of the sad times in the Rogers’ family, he focuses more on the … Continue reading

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The Saturday Theater – South of Caliente

Today’s film is South of Caliente (1951) starring Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. Trigger, Bullet, Buttermilk, Pat Brady, Pinky Lee, and the Roy Rogers Riders filled out the credits. South of Caliente (1951) 67 minutes (black and white) Producer: Edward J. White Director: William … Continue reading

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Dale Evans Rogers – Queen of the West

Dale had a rough start in adult life – and an early one too. She eloped with the high school track star at the tender age of fourteen. At fifteen, she gave birth to Thomas “Tom”¬†Fox, Jr. and was divorced … Continue reading

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