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 Witney
Screenplay: Eric Taylor
Cast: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Bullet, Dale Evans, the Roy Rogers Riders, Pat Brady, Pinky Lee, Douglas Fowley, Ric Roman, Leonard Penn, Willie Best, Lillian Molieri, Charlita, Frank Richards, George J. Lewis
Plot: Dale Evans returns to the Roy Rogers series for the last two films. In this picture Roy owns a transportation service for horses. Race horse owner Dale Evans is in financial trouble and must sell her favorite race horse, Miss Glory, to save the ranch. She hires Roy to transport the animal to Mexico for the sale. Dale’s horse trainer (Douglas Fowley) and his cohorts plan to horse-nap Miss Glory during the trip in order to get the prize racehorse and eventual control of the ranch. They succeed and Roy must track down the missing race horse before Dale loses her ranch.
Songs: “My Home is Over Yonder”, “Gypsy Trail”, “Yasha the Gypsy”, and “Won’t You be a Friend of Mine”
This film is available here.