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Colorado (1940)

Trouble in Colorado is tying up Union troops needed back east during the Civil War and Lieut. Burke is sent to investigate. Macklin and his gang are causing the problems and Capt. Mason ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writers:

Louis Stevens (screenplay), Harrison Jacobs (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roy Rogers ... Lieutenant Jerry Burke
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Gabby
Pauline Moore ... Lylah Sanford
Milburn Stone ... Don Burke alias Captain Mason
Maude Eburne ... Etta Mae
Arthur Loft ... Jim Macklin - Indian Commissioner
Hal Taliaferro ... Weaver
Vester Pegg Vester Pegg ... Sam Smith - Henchman
Fred Burns Fred Burns ... Sheriff Jeff Harkins
Lloyd Ingraham ... Henry Sanford
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Storyline

Trouble in Colorado is tying up Union troops needed back east during the Civil War and Lieut. Burke is sent to investigate. Macklin and his gang are causing the problems and Capt. Mason joins them. When Burke catches up with them he also finds Mason, his brother. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Thrilling Adventure In Dangerous Days... As Roy Rogers blazes down ambushed trails to bring justice to an outlaw town!


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei da Fuga See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Jay Novello is listed as a cast member by modern sources, but he was not seen in the movie. See more »

Goofs

The movie takes place during the Civil War. The inscription on the door says "U.S. Secret Service". The Secret Service wasn't founded until July 5, 1865. See more »

Quotes

Gabby: You know, the further west you go, the more dangerous it gets.
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Connections

Edited into Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Gwine to Rune All Night
(De Camptown Races)" (1850) (uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Played offscreen by a piano in a saloon
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Colorado Territory's pivotal role in the Civil War
20 November 2003 | by Jim TrittenSee all my reviews

Actually a pretty good movie, or at least an excellent plot with some very different twists. Actors do a very good job with the good material. Something happened in the editing room (or in shooting) since we have characters appear that are not fully explained. Low budget technique can be ignored as can the scenery being obviously not in Colorado. This is not the typical western story -- it could easily be remade today and catch the viewers interests. Watch it, you will like it.


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