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San Fernando Valley (1944)

Passed | | Western | 15 September 1944 (USA)
A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and ... See full summary »

Director:

John English

Writers:

Dorrell McGowan (original screenplay), Stuart E. McGowan (original screenplay) (as Stuart McGowan)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger (as The Smartest Horse in the Movies)
Dale Evans ... Dale Kenyon
Jean Porter ... Betty Lou Kenyon
Andrew Tombes ... Cyclone Kenyon
Charles Smith ... Oliver Griffith
Edward Gargan ... Keno
Dot Farley ... Hattie O'Toole
LeRoy Mason ... Matt
Vernon and Draper Vernon and Draper ... Dance Act
Morrell Trio Morrell Trio ... Skating Act
Bob Nolan ... Bob
Sons of the Pioneers ... Ranch Hands
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Storyline

A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and when the women hands are unable to find them, they will bring them in and get their old jobs back. But the two hands that steal the horses sell them and then claim they were robbed. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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HearRoy sing it - and a flock of other grand tunes...in his most spectacular musical hit---Romantic and exciting as the Valley itself! (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1944 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hidden Valley, California, USA 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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Quotes

Dale Kenyon: Oh, my goodness! poor man! He stepped right in front of me! Well don't just stand there, get some water! Get a doctor, quick!
Keno: Reckon we better find out who he is first. He may not be worth savin'.
[Takes Roy's money out of his pocket]
Keno: I'll take care of this till he comes to."
Roy Rogers: No you don't! Shame on you picking an unconscious man's pocket.
Dale Kenyon: The idea, pretending you were hurt.
Roy Rogers: I thought it was a good idea.
Dale Kenyon: Well, I hope you got bumped hard enough to look where you're going.
Roy Rogers: Oh, but I'm afraid I've ...
[...]
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Soundtracks

Sweeter Than You
Music and Lyrics by Charles Henderson
Performed by Roy Rogers
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Excellent Movie
2 January 2014 | by timbertrail4444See all my reviews

In order to enjoy San Fernando Valley you must watch the uncut version. It is a shame that they cut Roy's movies to 54 minutes for TV. Most of the time they cut out some great musical numbers and songs. This movie has Dale Evans (her first year in the Roy Rogers movies), Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers, Jean Porter and of course Trigger. They have an excellent musical number at the end with loads of catchy tunes and dancers. Most of Roy's movies are available uncut but you must search for them. Don't watch the 54 minute versions. One highlight of the movie is when Roy sings "How Could Anyone Be Sweeter Than You" To Dale and the Pioneers singing "Over The Rainbow Trail" to the girls around the swimming pool.


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