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Bells of Rosarita (1945)

Approved | | Western | 19 June 1945 (USA)
Sue Farnum inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank McDonald

Writer:

Jack Townley (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger, Roy's Horse (as The Smartest Horse in the Movies)
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Whittaker
Dale Evans ... Sue Farnum
Adele Mara ... Patty Phillips
Grant Withers ... William Ripley
Addison Richards ... Slim Phillips
Roy Barcroft ... Henchman Maxwell
Janet Martin ... Rosarita
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ... Boys Choir (as Robert Mitchell Boychoir)
Bob Nolan ... Bob Nolan
Sons of the Pioneers ... Musicians (as Bob Nolan and The Sons of the Pioneers)
Bill Elliott ... Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
Allan Lane ... Allan Lane
Don 'Red' Barry ... Don Barry (as Donald Barry)
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Storyline

Sue Farnum inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other western movie stars come to Sue's aid, putting on a show and catching the bad guys. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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All These Western Stars...Plus Music, Romance and Thrills! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Os Sinos de Rosarita See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original) | (edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Three of the four actors who portrayed Red Ryder on the screen appear in this film. Don "Red" Barry, the first Red Ryder, Wild Bill Elliott and Allan "Rocky" Lane. Jim Bannon, not in this film, was the fourth Red Ryder. See more »

Quotes

[Bad guys Ripley and Maxwell are astonished that their car has been stolen]
Maxwell: There must be some crooks around here!
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Connections

Referenced in Blue Collar (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Under a Blanket of Blue
Written by Jerry Livingston, Marty Symes and Al Neiburg (as Al J. Neiburg)
Performed by Dale Evans
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All the B Western Cowboys together!
24 February 2006 | by revranSee all my reviews

This Roy Rogers film has everything we love about the genre. Co-starring Trigger, Gabby Hayes, Dale Evans, Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers. It carries the bonus of guest appearances of Wild Bill Elliott, Allan Lane, Don 'Red' Barry, Robert Livingston and Sunset Carson. The action with the good guys riding after the bad guys and realizing they are firing blanks is a great touch. The Robert Mitchell Boys Choir is terrific and blend their voices with Roy! You will really enjoy the scene featuring the rodeo/circus parade which Sheriff has said is not allowed. Our family rates this one in the top five of Roy's films. Hope you enjoy it too! Happy Trails! -Revran


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