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Spoilers of the Plains (1951)

This is an odd one for Roy. There are foreign spies, desert sites for rocket-launching and artificial satellites. The climax is a one-on-one fight on top of an oil derrick.

Director:

William Witney

Writer:

Sloan Nibley
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Roy Rogers
Trigger ... Trigger
Penny Edwards ... Frankie Manning
Gordon Jones ... Splinters
Grant Withers ... Camwell
Don Haggerty ... Henchman Ben Rix
Fred Kohler Jr. ... Henchman Brooks
House Peters Jr. ... Henchman Scheller
George Meeker ... Scientist Jim
Keith Richards ... Travis
Foy Willing Foy Willing ... Singer, Oil Co. Worker
Riders of the Purple Sage Riders of the Purple Sage ... Singers, Oil Co. Workers
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Storyline

Roy runs a pipeline and near by is a rocket missile site. Camwell is after one of the missiles and to gain access to the site, steals oil from Roy's pipeline to sell. When the next missile is fired, Camwell is ready. He finds the missile, takes the data box, and replaces it with explosives set to go off just as the missile is returned to the site. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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ROY'S GREAT NEW THRILL ADVENTURE! Guns blazing and fists flying as Roy and the gang round up a traitorous pack of Uncle Sam's enemies! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Foguete Misterioso See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Splinters: You know, Roy, I fixed this rig all up by myself.
Roy Rogers: Yeah?
Splinters: Based on Newton's theory of gravitivity. Why, you know Shakespeare said that if you run enough rope through enough pulleys, that you could lift the world. 'Course, that is if you had somethin' to hook it to, like, ah, let me see, um...
Roy Rogers: Like the moon or the sun?
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It's A Lead Pipe Cinch
(uncredited)
Written by Jack Elliott
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A unique adventure but classic Roy Rogers
25 February 2003 | by brendaattheranchSee all my reviews

I had the privilege and honor of seeing this movie on the big screen at the 6th Annual Roy Rogers Film Festival.

I was surprised to see a movie involving rockets, nevertheless, I loved every minute of the movie. Classic action with Roy, Trigger, and faithful Bullet, and of course, a tangle with the baddies.

I can't wait till it's released on video.


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