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Shine on Harvest Moon (1938)

The one time partnership between two men has turned into a full fledged range war. Roy is the son of one of the former partners, the heroine is daughter to the other. The film featured and ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kane (as Joe Kane)

Writer:

Jack Natteford (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Lynne Roberts ... Claire Brower (as Mary Hart)
Myrtle Wiseman ... Lulu Belle (as Lulu Belle and Scotty)
Scotty Wiseman ... Scotty (as Lulu Belle and Scotty)
Stanley Andrews ... Pa Jackson
William Farnum ... Milt Brower
Frank Jaquet ... Homer Sheldon
Chester Gunnels Chester Gunnels ... Chester
Matty Roubert ... Ben Jackson
Pat Henning Pat Henning ... Shag Jackson
Jack Rockwell ... Foreman Jim Mason
Joe Whitehead Joe Whitehead ... Sheriff Clay
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The one time partnership between two men has turned into a full fledged range war. Roy is the son of one of the former partners, the heroine is daughter to the other. The film featured and debuted the then popular radio duo Lulubelle and Scotty. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Action | Drama | Music | Western

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Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 December 1938 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA High Fidelity Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Remade as The Fighting Buckaroo (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Shine on Harvest Moon
Written by Nora Bayes (uncredited) and Jack Norworth (uncredited)
Sung by Roy Rogers and Myrtle Wiseman & Scotty Wiseman (as Scotty)
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Roy's Done Better.
17 May 2010 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

Roy Rogers and his partner face financial ruin when the local cattlemen's association discovers the partner's former ties with the ruthless cattle rustler that's been working the area. Roy decides to clear the old man's name by taking the rustlers on.

Everything about this early Roy Rogers vehicle is fairly undistinguished, with the exception of a few good songs, including the great title number and the presence of Roy himself, who's still as likable as always. The rest is just too stiff and talky.

Leading lady Mary Hart is quite beautiful. Unfortunately, she isn't given anything to do here, except stand around the ranch house and fret.


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