King of the Cowboys (1943)
Release Date: Apr 9, 1943 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
User Ratings: 64
The budget for this fine Roy Rogers Western was doubled and the title changed from Starlight on the Trail to the more descriptive King of the Cowboys, mainly due to Rogers' great reception on a personal appearance tour in the fall of 1942. Republic had lost Gene Autry to the war effort and this film, more than any other, brought the heretofore also-ran singing cowboy to the forefront, where he remained through the early '50s. Following the example of Autry, Roy played himself, a rodeo star
Apr 9, 1943 Wide
Mar 22, 2005
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