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The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944)

Approved | | Action, Music, Western | 24 June 1944 (USA)
Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writer:

Jack Townley (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger (as Trigger Smartest Horse in the Movies)
Dale Evans ... Betty Weston
Grant Withers ... Express Agent Lucas
Harry Shannon ... Sam Weston
George Cleveland ... Captain 'Cap' Joe
William Haade ... Buster
Weldon Heyburn ... Charley Goss
Hal Taliaferro ... Ferguson
Tom London ... Sheriff Allen
Dick Botiller ... Indian Pete
Janet Martin ... Showboat Singer
Bob Nolan ... Singer (as Bob Nolan and The Sons of the Pioneers)
Sons of the Pioneers ... Musicians (as Bob Nolan and The Sons of the Pioneers)
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Storyline

Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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A Thrill-Fest You'll Long Remember...As Your Cowboy King Flashes Across The Screen In His Most Exciting Adventure! See more »

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Action | Music | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Rosa Amarela do Texas See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In this movie, Dale Evans plays a character named Betty Weston. Roy Rogers previously appeared in two movies, being billed under the name of Dick Weston. Those movies were The Old Barn Dance (1938) and Wild Horse Rodeo (1937). See more »

Quotes

Band leader: [seeing Roy Rogers getting in a fight with multiple assailants] Hey, that's a little uneven!
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Connections

Edited into Six Gun Theater: The Yellow Rose of Texas (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Timber Trail
(uncredited)
Written by Tim Spencer
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Pretty Good Roy Rogers Feature
8 August 2001 | by Snow LeopardSee all my reviews

This is a pretty good Roy Rogers Western, with the standard features plus a plot that is a bit less routine than usual. Roy is an investigator for an insurance company, sent to investigate the robbery of a payroll shipment five years earlier. What makes it interesting is that this time neither Roy nor the audience knows who the criminal is - there are several suspects, and Roy has to play detective and use deduction, rather than just chasing the bad guys around. It's not exactly an Agatha Christie-quality mystery, but it's not bad either. There are also the usual songs plus some action scenes. Most fans of Rogers should find this one worth watching.


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