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Song of Nevada


Republic Pictures Corporation

Release Date: 1944 08 05

Running time: 75 minutes

Key book (production) number: 1323

Location: Walker Ranch


• Credits

• Cast

• Songs

• Plot Summary (incomplete)

• Production Stills

• Posters

• Clippings

• This movie is available on DVD.






Roy Rogers as himself

Dale Evans as Joan Barrabee

Mary Lee as Kitty Hanley

Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers

Lloyd Corona [Corrigan?] as Professor Hanley

Thrust Hall as (???)

John Eldredge as Rollo Bingham

Forrest Taylor as Col. Jack Thompson

George Meeker as Chris Calahan

Emmett Vogan as the Master of Ceremonies

LeRoy Mason as Ferguson

William Davidson as Worthington

Kenne Duncan as Thompson's Wagon-Race driver

Si Jenks as Pappy

Frank McCarroll as Ferguson's henchman

Henry Wills as the fired cowhand

Jack O'Shea as the Sheriff

Tom Steele as a Ferguson henchman

Helen Talbot as Dorothy, the Stewardess

Ruth Roman as a dancer

Dorothy Bailer as a dancer

Mary Kenyon as a dancer

Post Park as the stagecoach driver



Nevada (intro)

It’s Love, Love, Love (Alex Kramer / Joan Whitney / Mack David)

There's A New Moon Over Nevada (Hugh "Ken" Carson) Campfire in rocks

Harum, Scarum Baron of the Harmonium (Charles Henderson)

A Cowboy Has to Yodel in the Morning (Ken Carson) behind conversation
Home on the Range (with words by Smiley Burnette) warning Dale’s father to hide.
What Are We Going to Do About This Rainy Day (Charles E. Henderson)
The Wigwam Song (Glenn Spencer)
Sweet Betsy From Pike (traditional)
And Her Golden Hair was Hanging Down Her Back (Felix McGlennon, Monroe H. Rosenfeld)
Nevada (Charles E. Henderson)
Little Joe the Wrangler (N. Howard "Jack" Thorp) while acrobatic rope twirlers twirled (Montie Montana)

Missing from our "uncut" version:
- Hi Ho Little Dogies (traditional)


When John Barrabbee's plane makes an emergency landing, he wanders off and joins Roy's cattle drive. Later he learns he was killed when his plane resumed its flight and crashed. He also learns his daughter is going to sell his ranch and marry a man he dislikes. So he gives Roy a job on the ranch and sends him off to see if he can prevent both of these events while he remains in hiding.


Production Stills


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Roy Rogers and Mary Lee

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The Calin Coburn Collections ©2004

(Bob Nolan is standing in the striped suit in the left bay.)


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Courtesy of Fred Sopher (above poster showing song list)






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