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Wall Street Cowboy (1939)

Passed | | Action, Music, Western | 6 August 1939 (USA)
Molybdenum is a hard, gray metallic element used to toughen alloy steels and soften tungsten alloy. It is also used in fertilizers, dyes and enamels. Well, anyway, Roy's ranch is full of ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writers:

Norman S. Hall (screenplay), Gerald Geraghty (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby Whittaker
Raymond Hatton ... Chuckawalla
Ann Baldwin Ann Baldwin ... Peggy Hammond
Pierre Watkin ... Roger Hammond
Louisiana Lou Louisiana Lou ... Lou
Craig Reynolds ... Tony McGrath
Ivan Miller Ivan Miller ... William Niles
Reginald Barlow Reginald Barlow ... Bainbridge
Adrian Morris Adrian Morris ... Big Joe Gillespie
Jack Roper Jack Roper ... Ducky
Jack Ingram ... McDermott
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Molybdenum is a hard, gray metallic element used to toughen alloy steels and soften tungsten alloy. It is also used in fertilizers, dyes and enamels. Well, anyway, Roy's ranch is full of the stuff and an evil Wall Street syndicate wants to foreclose on the ranch when Roy has trouble making his mortgage payment. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Genres:

Action | Music | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Cowboy in New York See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA High Fidelity Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Ride 'Em Cowboy
Written by Walter G. Samuels
Sung by Roy Rogers
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Not So Much Wall Street
3 September 2007 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Roy Rogers (as Roy Rogers) and his two loyal hands George "Gabby" Hayes (as Gabby) and Raymond Hatton (as Chuckawalla) must save Mr. Rogers' Circle R ranch from wicked New York bankers, after the cowboy hero has trouble coming up with the mortgage payments. Complicating matters: a gold-like substance is discovered on Rogers' land.

Not surprisingly, the film fails to live up to the promise of its title "Wall Street Cowboy". Other than a "Wall St." sign and a "New York Chronicle" newspaper, there is not much to distinguish this from any other California-located Rogers western. Fast moving transportation moves the otherwise aimless story along. Rogers sings/yodels on a few good songs, like "Ride 'em Cowboy" and "Me and the Rollin' Hills". Smooth, but forgettable.

** Wall Street Cowboy (8/6/39) Joseph Kane ~ Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Raymond Hatton


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