Riders of the Rockies 1937 NR

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Tex Rand (Ritter) and his two friends Pee Wee (Pollard) and Doc (Murphy) decide to join the Arizona Rangers together, and soon after rescue pretty stagecoach passenger Louise Rogers (Stanley) from a gang of rustlers. The Rangers soon join up with the Mexican Rurales to fight the rustlers, but Pee Wee and Doc are falsely accused of stealing, and thrown in jail. Tex decides to infiltrate the criminal gang by pretending to desert the Rangers, making quick friends with the leader Jeffries (Dwire). Louise, in reality a secret agent, poses as a saloon singer and together she and Rex manage to take down the gang of rustlers, along with freeing Tex's friends.

Starring:
Tex Ritter, Louise Stanley
Runtime:
1 hour 0 minutes

Riders of the Rockies

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Genres Western, Romance, Music, Action, Comedy
Director Robert N. Bradbury
Starring Tex Ritter, Louise Stanley
Supporting actors Horace Murphy, 'Snub' Pollard, Earl Dwire, Charles King, Yakima Canutt, Martin Garralaga, Jack Rockwell, The Texas Tornadoes, White Flash, Victor Adamson, Chick Hannan, Jack Kirk, Paul Lopez, Harley Luse, Clyde McClary, George Morrell, Tex Palmer, Fred Parker
Studio Reel Enterprises
MPAA rating NR (Not Rated)
Rental rights 24 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Anthony O. Demarco on August 14, 2013
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I realized this was an old movie but the video and sound could have been better. I would suggest that you have someone reprocess it.
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Grand National presents "RIDER OF THE ROCKIES" (2 July 1937) (70 mins/B&W) -- Tex Ritter was an American country singer and actor --- From his very first film in 1936 through some of his best loved singing Westerns of the mid '40s, he gave the American public some of the best B-Westerns of that era --- Ritter also worked on various radio programs --- In 1932, he starred on the WOR Radio show The Lone Star Rangers, which was New York's first broadcast western --- He sang songs and told tales of the Old West --- Ritter wrote and starred in Cowboy Tom's Roundup on WINS Radio in New York in 1933 --- This daily children's cowboy radio program aired over three stations on the East Coast for three years --- These shows marked the beginning of Ritter's popularity in radio, which paved the way for his upcoming singing career --- He also performed on the radio show WHN "Barndance" and sang on NBC Radio --- He appeared in several radio dramas, including CBS's "Bobby Benson's Adventures" and "Death Valley Days".

Ritter began recording for American Record Company (Columbia Records) in 1933 --- His first released recording was "Goodbye Ole Paint.", also recorded "Rye Whiskey" at that label. In 1935, he signed with Decca Records, where he recorded his first original recordings, "Sam Hall" and "Get Along Little Dogie."

In 1936, he moved to Los Angeles, California --- His motion picture debut was in "Song Of The Gringo" (1936) for Grand National Pictures --- He starred in twelve movies for Grand National, "B" grade Westerns, love that art deco "Grand National Pictures" animated clock logo at the start and finish of the movie --- Which included "Tex Rides with the Boy Scouts" (1937), and "Trouble In Texas" (1937) co-starring Rita Hayworth (then known as Rita Cansino).
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By N. Levi on February 22, 2014
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I love old westerns. Unfortunately this one doesn't measure up to the Gene Autry, Hoppalong Cassidy, Roy Rogers, Tom Mix westerns at all.
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