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Silver Spurs (1943)

Passed | | Action, Comedy, Music | 12 August 1943 (USA)
Roy's boss has inherited a very large ranch but the will keeps him from selling it although his widow could. Lucky Miller is out to get control of the ranch so he has a girl come west to ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writers:

John K. Butler (original screenplay), J. Benton Cheney (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger (as Trigger The Smartest Horse in the Movies)
Smiley Burnette ... Frog
John Carradine ... Lucky Miller
Phyllis Brooks ... Mary Hardigan
Jerome Cowan ... Jerry Johnson
Joyce Compton ... Millie Love
Dick Wessel ... Buck Walters
Hal Taliaferro ... Steve Corlan
Forrest Taylor ... Judge Pebble
Charles C. Wilson ... Mr. Hawkins (as Charles Wilson)
Byron Foulger ... Justice of the Peace
Bob Nolan ... Bob, Leader of the Sons of the Pioneers
Sons of the Pioneers ... Musicians, Ranch Hands
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Storyline

Roy's boss has inherited a very large ranch but the will keeps him from selling it although his widow could. Lucky Miller is out to get control of the ranch so he has a girl come west to marry him. Then after the wedding he has his henchman kill the owner. Roy is nearby and when the murder gun is switched with his, Roy finds himself in jail. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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THRILLS! ACTION! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caminho Trágico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Runtime:

(original) | (edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Marshall Reed. See more »

Connections

Edited into Six Gun Theater: Silver Spurs (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Jubilation Jamboree
Written by Glenn Spencer
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Roy Rogers and John Carradine
21 July 2015 | by kevinolzakSee all my reviews

1943's "Silver Spurs" was an above average Roy Rogers vehicle, then at the peak of his fame, boasting a higher budget, more ambitious script, and better supporting cast than the usual Republic players. Making his debut for Herbert J. Yates was scene stealing character star John Carradine, clearly in his element as Lucky Miller, villainous proprietor of the Frontier Lodge, who schemes to obtain an oil well by orchestrating a wedding for his drunkard accomplice Jerry Johnson (Jerome Cowan) to a mail order bride (Phyllis Brooks), since Miller can only purchase the ranch property from a widow. Rogers is the ranch foreman, cleverly framed by Miller for the murder of Johnson right after the two had a falling out. Approximately 14-15 minutes are missing from its original 68 minute running time, mostly deleted songs, yet the actual wedding ceremony featuring Byron Foulger's Justice of the Peace is nowhere to be seen either. Roy's horse Trigger has a couple of impressive stunts, while sidekick Smiley Burnette once again trots out Frog Millhouse, a character he played nearly 50 times over 10 years. The dapper Carradine occasionally looks out of place, never seen wearing anything but a suit and tie (even atop a horse!), but his presence spices up the proceedings, making this one of the star's best remembered films.


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