Young Bill Hickok (1940)

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This Roy Rogers vehicle is a followup (though not a sequel) to 1940's Young Buffalo Bill. Definitely a "premature anti-fascist", singing frontiersman Bill Hickok (Roy Rogers) tries to thwart the takeover of West by foreign invaders. John Miljan is frontier fuhrer Nicholas Tower, who hires a gang of storm troopers-er, henchmen-to do his dirty work. Southern belle Louise Mason (Jacqueline Wells) initially aligns herself with Tower because he is ostensibly anti-Damyankee, but she finally turns … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Olive Cooper, Norton S. Parker
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 4, 2003
Runtime:
Republic

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Cast


as 'Wild' Bill Hickok

as 'Gabby' Whitaker

as Nicholas Tower

as Louise Mason

as Miss 'Calamity' Jane...

as Marshal Evans

as Morrell

as Mrs. Stout

as Big Bear

as Mr. Waddell

as Overland Stage Drive...

as Henchman Hays

as Henchman/Indian Brav...

as Elliott

as Army Doctor

as Stage Driver

as Townsman

as Hickok Rider
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Another Roy Rogers film made in 1940 by Republic Pictures so don't expect to much in the way of Fancy, I think western movies in this time frame were meant for people in the south and out west. In this one Roy plays a very young Wild Bill Hickok who helps the pony express and also helps a gold transfer that is robbed by a local saloon owner who also has ties to John Wilks Booth, in this movie we see the end of the civil war, Lincoln Assassinated and more, A black & white gem that can be seen for free on the internet as its a public domain film. My copy is part of a Mill Creek 20 film collection featuring Roy Rogers. 3 Stars.

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