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In Old Cheyenne (1941)

Passed | | Action, Music, Western | 4 April 1941 (USA)
Roy is a newspaper reporter. He goes to Cheyenne to cover the activities of supposed bad guy Arapahoe Brown. Roy, of course, discovers who the real bad guy is.

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writers:

John W. Krafft (story) (as John Krafft), Olive Cooper (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Steve Blane
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Arapahoe Brown
Joan Woodbury ... Della Casey aka Dolores Casino
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Tim Casey
Sally Payne ... Squeak Brown
George Rosener ... Sam Drummond
William Haade ... Davidge
Hal Taliaferro ... Pete
Jack Kirk ... Rufe
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Storyline

Reporter Steve Blane arrives in Cheyenne looking for the famous outlaw Arapahoe Brown. But when Arapahoe saves his life, he learns that Sam Drummond is the real outlaw and his gang are impersonating Arapahoe and his men. With the hoax now exposed, Drummond and his men chase Blane to a ranch where he and a few others find themselves outnumbered and once again in need of Arapahoe's help. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Genres:

Action | Music | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Terror na Fronteira See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Written by Rudy Sooter and Aaron González
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Pretty Good Early Roy Rogers Feature
29 May 2002 | by Snow LeopardSee all my reviews

As one of the earlier Roy Rogers features, the emphasis of "In Old Cheyenne" is on action, and there is plenty of it. The story and cast are pretty good, with Roy as a reporter (from New York, of all places) sent to Wyoming to get the story on a series of holdups and other outrages being led by a notorious criminal. Gabby Hayes has one of his cantankerous old-timer roles, Joan Woodbury is a singer whom Roy befriends, and J. Farrell McDonald plays the singer's father. There are also plenty of bad guys around, and a couple of interesting developments as you find out what everyone is up to. It moves quickly, and works well as light entertainment.


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