King of the Cowboys (1943)

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The government assigns rodeo cowboy-turned-secret agent Roy Rogers to stop the saboteurs who are blowing up military armories containing hardware and weaponry necessary for the Allies to win World War II.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense , Western
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Studio:
Republic

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Cast

Roy Rogers
as Roy Rogers
Lloyd Corrigan
as William Kraly
Gerald Mohr
as Maurice, the Mental Marvel
Peggy Moran
as Judy Mason
Russell Hicks
as Governor Shuville
Irving Bacon
as Deputy Alf Cluckus
Smiley Burnette
as Frog Millhouse
Forrest Taylor
as Cowhand
Dick Wessel
as Hershel
Emmett Vogan
as Saboteur
Jack Kirk
as Bartender
Stuart Hamblen
as Duke Wilson
Norman Willis
as Buxton
Dorothea Kent
as Ruby Smith
James Bush
as Dave Mason
Jack O'Shea
as Henchman
Edward Barle
as Manufacturer
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Critic Reviews for King of the Cowboys

All Critics (1)

It follows to a tee the successful Rogers formula of song, some action and mild romance.

Full Review… | June 12, 2014
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Audience Reviews for King of the Cowboys

I never understood the Roy Rodgers' Movies or the TV shows. It's supposed to be a Western. Why do they have cars? If they have cars, why are they riding horses? Why would the bank robbers get out of their car and try to escape on horses just so Roy Rodgers could chase them on his horse. Even when I was a kid and saw these on TV I thought they were stupid. And why is he always singing. The Lone Ranger never sang. The Lone Ranger was cool.

Donald White
Donald White

My first Roy Rogers movie, and it was better than I expected. The singing got folded into the story line, which was interesting enough. The fight scenes were decently choreographed. Rogers has an easy-going charm. Not a fan of the Frog character though.

Don Schick
Don Schick

Typically good Roy Rogers movie, this one with Gene Autry?s usual sidekick Smiley Burnette. Light and entertaining. Good story and fine pacing.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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