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The Yellow Rose of Texas

 

 

Republic Pictures Corporation

Production Dates: February 15 to mid-March 1944.

Release Date: 1944 06 24

Running time: 69 min. (6,235 ft. or 8 reels)

Key book (production) number: 1322

Location: Iverson's Ranch

 

Credits

Cast

Songs

Plot Summary

Production and Publicity Stills

Posters

Sheet Music

This movie is available on DVD.

 

Introduction:  The Sons of the Pioneers have no dialogue and are just the entertainers on the showboat. One of Bob's songs was used and two of Tim's.

 

Credits

 

Cast:

Roy Rogers as himself

Dale Evans as Betty Weston

Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers

Grant Withers as Lucas, the express agent

Harry Shannon as Sam Weston

George Cleveland as Capt. "Cap" Joe of the riverboat

William Haade as Buster

Weldon Heyburn as Charley Goss

Wally Wales as Ferguson

Tom London as Sheriff Allen

Dick Botiller as Indian Pete

Janet Martin as the showboat singer

Bob Burns as a townsman

Horace B. Carpenter as a townsman

Chester Conklin as a drunken gambler

Si Jenks as an old-timer

Rex Lease as Jim, a gambler

Frank Mills as Lou, the ticket taker

Jack O'Shea as a deputy

Fred "Snowflake" Toones as Wylie, a stagehand

Emmett Vogan as John Ellis

Robert J. Wilke as a deputy

 

Songs:

Down in the Old Town Hall (Charles Henderson)
Down Mexico Way (Eddie Cherkose/Sol Meyer/Jule Styne)
Lucky Me, Unlucky You (Charles Henderson)
Moonlight on the River
Old Dan Tucker as background showboat banjo music
Showboat (Charles Henderson)
Song of the Rover (Bob Nolan) in the express office, then on stage
Take it Easy (Vic Mizzy/Vic Taylor/Albert DeBru)
Timber Trail (Tim Spencer) on stage. Tree falls.
Two-Seated Saddle and a One-Gaited Horse (Tim Spencer)
Western Wonderland (Hugh Savage/Guy Carson)
The Yellow Rose of Texas (S. Showalte/S. Shepodd)
 

Plot:

Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening. (Written by Maurice VanAuken.)

 

Production and Publicity Stills

Calin Coburn Collection

 

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Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

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Posters

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Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

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Courtesy of Bruce Hickey

 

Courtesy of Buddy Bryant

 

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Courtesy of Bruce Hickey

 

Courtesy of Bruce Hickey

 

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Sheet Music