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Under California Stars

aka "Under California Skies"

Republic Pictures Corporation

Production Dates: Mid-November to mid-December 1947

Release Date: 1948 05 01

Running time: 70-71 min (Trucolor)

Key book (production) number: 1621

Location: Walker Ranch

 

Credits

Cast

Songs

Plot summary

Production and Publicity Stills

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Press Book

This movie is available on DVD.

 

Introduction Bob Nolan has a reasonably decent part in this film which includes some dialogue and hard riding as well as singing. However, none of his songs were used.

 

Credits

 

 

 

Cast:

Roy Rogers as himself

Jane Frazee as Caroline Bullfincher

Andy Devine as Alf "Cookie" Bullfincher

Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers (w Doye O'Dell)

Michael Chapin as Ted Carver

George Lloyd as Pop Jordan

Wade Crosby as Lige McFarland

House Peters Jr as Ed, the villain

Steve Clark as the Sheriff

Joseph A Garro as John, the Banker

Paul Power as Paul, the movie director

John Walk as the KTX Radio Announcer

Post Park, the horse whipper

 

Stunts:

Richard Farnsworth as Roy's stunt double

 

Songs:

Rogers, King of the Cowboys (Jack Elliott) Pioneers and Andy Devine welcoming Roy
Serenade to a Coyote (Andy Parker) The Pioneers and Trigger in the barn.
Dust (Johnny Marvin) radio broadcast from the ranch
Little Saddle Pal (Jack Elliott) Roy to little boy who is worried about Trigger
Under California Stars (Jack Elliott) Jane, Roy and the Pioneers
 

Plot:

Roy has just finished his latest film and leaves for his ranch where he will be broadcasting a show celebrating his tenth year in movies. When Roy and Trigger arrive at his ranch he finds Cookie has hired his relatives. Caroline, the only relative that doesn't have a strong resemblance to Cookie, is the horse trainer. Bob Tells Roy a gang of men are hunting range horses. Roy puts a stop to hunting on his land. Pop decides there's money in kidnapping Trigger and demands a $100,000 ransom. McFarland's stepson, Ted, and his dog Tramp, run away and is found hiding in Roy's barn. A trap is set to catch the kidnappers ranch. (IMdb)

 

Production and Publicity Stills

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Posters

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

Calin Coburn Collection 2004

 

Courtesy of Les Adams

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

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Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

Courtesy of Les Adams

 

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Press Book

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