Rainbow Over Texas (1946)





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Rainbow over Texas is set in a western never-never land, with vintage six-shooters and stagecoaches sharing screen time with modern limousines and radio studios. Roy Rogers (cast as "himself," as usual), plays a cowboy singing star who agrees to participate in a re-creation of the first Pony Express race. For reasons too numerous to mention here, the villains conspire to prevent Rogers from winning the race. Not only does Roy foil the bad guys, but he also finds time to sing several sprightly musical numbers with co-stars Dale Evans and The Sons of the Pioneers. And of course, there's always room for the comic interpolations of grizzled old Gabby Hayes. Two notes of interest: The principal villain in Rainbow over Texas is played by Sheldon Leonard, who would seem to be more at home in the mean streets of Brooklyn; and the screenplay was based on a novel by Max Brand, of Destry Rides Again fame.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Western
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Roy Rogers
as Roy Rogers
Dale Evans
as Jackie Dalrymple
George 'Gabby' Hayes
as Gabby Whitaker
Sheldon Leonard
as Kirby Haynes
Robert Emmett Keane
as Wooster Dalrymple
Minerva Urecal
as Mama Lolita
Kenne Duncan
as Pete McAvoy
Pierce Lyden
as Iverson
Dick Elliott
as Capt. Monroe
George J. Lewis
as Jim Pollard
JoAnn Dean
as Jo Ann
Bud Osborne
as Bounty Hunter
George Chesebro
as Missing Horses Reporter
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It's not good, but it's also not bad for a B-Western.

Full Review… | August 28, 2007
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