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Under Nevada Skies (1946)

Passed | | Western | 26 August 1946 (USA)
Rodeo star Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), returning with his horse "Trigger" to his home town, finds old Tom Craig (Leyland Hodgson) murdered and offers his aid to "acting sheriff" Gabby ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank McDonald

Writers:

Paul Gangelin (screenplay), J. Benton Cheney (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Roy's Horse (as Trigger The Smartest Horse in the Movies)
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Whittaker
Dale Evans ... Helen Williams
Douglass Dumbrille ... Courtney
Leyland Hodgson ... Tom Craig
Tristram Coffin ... Dan Adams
Rudolph Anders Rudolph Anders ... Alberti
LeRoy Mason ... Henchman Marty
George Lynn ... Henchman LeBlanc
George J. Lewis ... Chief Flying Eagle
Tom Quinn ... Henchman Hoffman
Bob Nolan ... Bob
Sons of the Pioneers ... Musical group
Karl Farr ... Guitar Player (as Sons of the Pioneers)
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Storyline

Rodeo star Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), returning with his horse "Trigger" to his home town, finds old Tom Craig (Leyland Hodgson) murdered and offers his aid to "acting sheriff" Gabby Whittaker (George Hayes). Roy meets Helen Williams (Dale Evans), new singer at the Trading Post club, who is on her way to see Craig about a family-heirloom crest which he has stolen from her father. Arthur Courtney (Douglass Dumbrille)is informed by his henchmen that Craig is dead but they were unable to find the crest since Gabby, Helen and Roy had appeared on the scene. He orders them to get rid of Roy and Helen. After narrowly missing being killed while on their way to an Indian pow-wow, Roy and Gabby go to the Craig ranch where they discover an old clock and the crest hidden it it. They are taken captive by Courtney's henchmen and watch Courtney press a catch on the crest and take out a piece of paper. A fight ensues and The Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and "Shug" ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Roy - Never Better... than in this exciting story of his most amazing adventure!

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sob o Céu de Nevada 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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Did You Know?

Soundtracks

I Want To Go West
Written by Jack Elliott
Performed by Dale Evans
Arranged by Larry Russell
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Okay Roy Rogers Mystery
24 May 2010 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

When an important business leader is targeted and killed by previously unknown gangsters, looking for a mystery item of apparently great importance, Roy Rogers and sheriff Gabby Hayes set about finding the killers and discovering their motives.

Another okay murder-mystery, this has a few good twists and some pretty good action scenes staged by the legendary Yakima Cannut. The atomic-age twist at the end was pretty neat too.

The chemistry between Roy and Dale Evans is on full display here, with Evans looking especially pretty this time around, playing a sophisticated, glamorous singer from back east.

The music by Roy, Dale, Bob Nolan, and The Sons Of The Pioneers is plentiful, with the highlights being the whole gang around the campfire of the local Indian pow-wow, singing the title tune and The Sons Of The Pioneers' big stage number "Ne-Ha-Nee", in full pirate costume.


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