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South of Santa Fe (1942)

New Mexico is the scene of undeveloped gold mines and kidnapping. Modern elements include tommy guns, an airplane, two-way radios, fast cars, and big city gangsters.

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writer:

James R. Webb (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Whittaker
Linda Hayes ... Carol Stevens
Paul Fix ... Joe Keenan - aka Harmon
Judy Clark ... Judy
Arthur Loft ... Peter Moreland
Bobby Beers Bobby Beers ... Bobby
Sam Flint ... Harold Prentiss
Sons of the Pioneers ... Cowhands / Musicians (as The Sons of the Pioneers)
Jack Kirk ... Sheriff Benton
Charles Miller Charles Miller ... John McMahon
Jack Ingram ... Louie - Henchman
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Storyline

To get the three needed business men to visit the Stevens mine, Roy stages a ride with the Vacaros and has them as honored guests. Seeing a chance to make a lot of money, gangster Harmon joins the ride and then has his men kidnap the three. Having filmed a fake holdup earlier, he uses the film to convince the Sheriff that Roy and the boys were the Kidnapers. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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QUICK ON THE DRAW! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Exploradores do Oeste See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Roy Rogers: [singing about Mr. Moreland] Living in the open ought to do him lots of good, for...
Roy and Pioneers: [singing] He should be a Vaquero!
Lloyd: He never gets out!
Tim: He's lame, no doubt!
Karl: He's got the gout!
Hugh: He's much too stout.
Roy Rogers: [singing] What do you think we ought to do?
Roy and Pioneers: [singing] Why, he should be a Vaquero!
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Soundtracks

Trail Dreaming
Written by Milton Rosen and Everett Carter
Performed by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers
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City Slickers
21 May 2010 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

Roy Rogers and The Sons Of The Pioneers set up an 1890's style trail ride and invite some big money types, with the ulterior motive of introducing them to a gal pal with a goldmine that's waiting to be developed. Unfortunately, invitee Paul Fix turns out to be a gangster who has the whole party kidnapped and blames it on Roy.

Fast-paced and with a decent amount of action, South Of Santa Fe is another typical but fun adventure for Roy and friends with a handful of great tunes on display.

Speaking of the music, this is one of those rare times where The Sons Of The Pioneers were allowed to show their vocal range and individual talents for singing. Usually in pictures, they're only allowed to sing in unison or as backing for Roy Rogers or sometimes Gene Autry.


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