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Roy Rogers Filmography #rogers #lawyer


(From Old Corral image collection)
Roy Rogers
Real name:
Leonard Franklin Slye (Sly)

  • 83 starring films (82 for Republic Pictures plus the later MACINTOSH AND T. J.)
  • Black = Westerns
  • Green= other films
  • Blue= Shorts
  • First starring western – UNDER WESTERN STARS (Republic, 1938)
  • First color starring western – APACHE ROSE (Republic, 1947) in Trucolor
  • Last color starring western – TRAIL OF ROBIN HOOD (Republic, 1950) in Trucolor
  • Last starring western – PALS OF THE GOLDEN WEST (Republic, 1951)
  • Rogers’ appearances in shorts is a work in progress
  • Roy’s most frequent leading lady: Dale Evans in 28 films
  • Roy’s most frequent sidekick: George ‘Gabby’ Hayes in 41 films
  • Special thanks to Les Adams for providing this filmography

Above – Roy’s hands and boots along with Trigger’s hoof prints at Graumann’s Chinese Theater.

Above from left to right are Pat Brady, Roy, Gabby Hayes and a box of nitroglycerene in a lobby card from SONS OF THE PIONEERS (Republic, 1942).

Above is the title lobby card from the Roy and Dale starrer LIGHTS OF OLD SANTA FE (Republic, 1944). During the period from 1944-1951, Roy and Dale appeared together in 28 films – there was a yearlong break when Dale had a baby.

Above is a 1954 re-release lobby card from DON’T FENCE ME IN (Republic, 1945), one of the best of Roy and Gabby’s films. From left to right are Hugh Farr, Karl Farr, Roy Rogers, Tim Spencer, Dale Evans, Ken Carson and Gabby Hayes. This film includes Cole Porter’s hit song Don’t Fence Me In as well as a great rendition of Tumbling Tumbleweeds by the Sons of the Pioneers. Dale Evans is a newspaper reporter out to do a story on ‘Wildcat Kelly’, a legendary outlaw who has been dead for decades. Dale discovers that ‘Wildcat Kelly’ is Gabby Hayes, who faked his death years ago and changed his ways from outlawry to honest citizen.

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