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The Gunman From Bodie (1941)

The Gunman from Bodie is a 1941 American Western film directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and written by Adele Buffington. The film stars Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Christine McIntyre, Dave O'Brien and Robert Frazer. The film was released on September 26, 1941, by Monogram Pictures.



Take Me Back To Old Oklahoma (1940)

Storm is out to wreck Ace's stage line. When Tex arrives to help Ace, Storm brings in hired killer Mule Bates. But Tex and Bates know each other and the two devise a plan to fool Storm.



Springtime in the Sierras (1947)

A gang, headed by evil Stephanie Bachelor, is slaughtering game out of season. Roy Rogers finds the freezer where the meat is kept, but baddie Roy Barcroft finds him there. A famous fight takes place in the freezer. Roy, of course, wins it.



Wranglers Roost (1941)

The notorious outlaw Black Bart has reappeared and the Range Busters are sent to investigate. When they find that Black Bart is now a respectable citizen and that someone is impersonating him, they set a trap for the robber.


Young Buffalo Bill (1940)

Buffalo Bill, who bears virtually no relation to the real one, gets in a fight over mining lands in New Mexico. Indians besiege a Spanish rancho and the U.S. Cavalry rides to the rescue.

Wolves of the Range (1943)

In the 15th of seventeen films in this series (preceded by "Death Rides the Plains" and followed by "Law of the Saddle"), Harry Dorn, head of the Cattleman's Association, and his gang of henchmen, stage a series of raid in order to freeze-out the ranchers and take possession of their lands. Dam Brady, town banker, lends money to tide the ranchers over and Dorn has him killed and the bank money stolen. "Rocky" Cameron, The Lone Rider when he wears a mask, undertakes the mission of bringing $50,000 through the old Pony Express Trail, to save the bank, for Brady's daughter Ann and the ranchers. He is ambushed by Dorn's henchies but manages to hide the money before falling wounded. He is rescued by his sidekick, "Fuzzy" Jones and the ranchers, but they discover he has lost his memory and forgotten where he hid the money. And there is less than 48 hours before the bank has to open and face the irate depositors demanding their money...which the bank doesn't have.

Wild Horse Phantom (1944)

A lawman stages a prison break so a gang of imprisoned robbers will lead him to their hidden loot.

Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory (1952)

Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory is a 1952 Western starring Clayton Moore as Buffalo Bill. Directed by Bernard B. Ray and produced by Edward Finney as his final Western, the film was the final appearance of sidekick Slim Andrews.

The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944)

Insurance Investigator Roy Rogers is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening.

Gun Justice (1940)

Billy the Kid (Bob Steele) and his friends Jeff (Carleton Young) and Fuzzy (Al St. John) are ambushed in a cabin. When Jeff is wounded during their getaway, they decide to hide out at Jeff's uncle's ranch in Little Bend Valley.

Bullets and Saddles (1943)

Hammond is after the Craig ranch and has framed Charlie Craig for murder. Mother Craig brings in the Range Busters. They capture one of Hammond's men and Alibi plans to trick him into a confession as to who the real murderer is. Meanwhile, Denny has overheard Hammond's plans for his next move and he and Crash set out to round up the gang.

The Trail of the Silver Spur (1941)

The Range Busters are investigating a gold robbery from the Denver Mint in a supposedly deserted Arizona ghost town, but they soon find they're not the only town resident with a nose for gold.The film dramatizes the real-life story of the 442nd, which was composed of Nisei (second-generation Americans born of Japanese parents) soldiers.



The Range Busters (1940)

After the owner of the Circle T Ranch is murdered by a ghostly serial killer, owner Madge Thorp resists offers to buy the ranch and is helped defend her property by the Range Busters.Roger Corman appears at the end of the movie as an American soldier.



The Naked Hills (1956)

Tracy Powell, an Indiana farmer, gets the gold fever and heads for Stockton, California in 1849. There, he abandons his first partner, Bert Killian, and teams up with Sam Wilkins, a claim jumper employed by Willis Haver. Six years later, Powell returns to Indiana and his sweetheart, Julie. They marry and he tries farming again but, on the night their son is born, he takes off again searching for gold.



Billy The Kid Rides Again (1943)

Billy breaks jail in Texas and travels to Sundown at the request of his friend Fuzzy. There he runs into Mort Slade who is after a mortgage held by banker Ainsley. Slade's men rob the bank and then incite a run on the bank knowing Ainsley does not have enough money.



Texas Trouble Shooters (1942)

Denby wants the Wilson ranch for the oil he knows is there. After killing Wilson his men waylay Bret Travis who has become a half owner along with Judy Wilson. After Alibi finds the wounded Travis, he overhears Denby introduce another man as Bret Travis. The Range Busters then go into action under assumed names but are in trouble when their true identities become known. 

Sunset Serenade (1942)

Bad guys plot to trick a newly arrived Eastern girl out of a ranch which belongs to her infant ward. Roy, of course, saves the ranch for the girl.

Song of Nevada (1944)

A western girl moves east and influenced badly by her snobby fiancé. She returns to sell her deceased father's ranch. The father isn't really dead, though; he's hoping that his friend Roy can restore the girl's western values.

Song of Arizona (1946)

Gabby's ranch for wayward boys is in financial trouble in this Roy Rogers movie. One of his boys, Chip is hiding stolen money sent by his father the outlaw leader King Blaine. After Blaine is killed, Chip decides to pay off Gabby's debt with this money, but trouble arises when the remaining gang members arrive looking for the loot.

Son of the Renegade (1953) 

In a throw-back to the worse of the 1930's indie westerns, Red River Johnny gathers his friends (most of whom are called some variation of the name Bill) and returns to claim the heritage of his father who was outlawed many years ago by the sheriff of Red River. The present Sheriff Masters, son of the man Johnny's father shot, is his enemy. Three-Finger Jack stages a series of robberies and stage coach holdups, for which he frames Red River Johnny. The latter learns that Three-Finger plans to rob the town bank, and gathers his men and wipes out Three-Finger and his gang.

Billy the Kid in Texas (1940)

Billy the Kid runs into his old friend Fuzzy in a wide-open Texas town. When he stands up to town thug Flash and his gang, the grateful citizens make him sheriff. Now that he has legal authority, Billy and Fuzzy go after Flash, who has stolen a large amount of money and framed young Gil Cooper, a member of his gang, for it--not knowing that Gil Cooper is actually Gil Bonney, Billy's brother.

Sheriff of Sage Valley (1942)

Billy and his pals, on the run from the law again, travel to Sage Valley where Billy is made Sheriff. The local outlaw gang is run by Kansas Ed who closely resembles Billy. Ed captures Billy and changing clothes with him, now plans to run the town as Sheriff.


Rustlers Hideout (1945)

Bringing a herd of cattle to Dave Crockett, Billy halts before going through the pass where many herds have been rustled. He is right as there are two men after Crockett's ranch and packing plant which will be theirs if Crockett fails to pay off his note. When their attempt to get Crockett's son in financial trouble is broken up by Billy and their men fail to rustle the herd, they then poison the water hole.



Romance on the Range (1942)

Fur thieves are looting the traps on the ranch where Roy is foreman and they have murdered one of Roy's friends. To complicate matters, the ranch owner, unknown to Roy, arrives with her girlfriend posing as a member of the lonely hearts club. Roy gets a tip on the outlaws but it's a trap and Roy and the boys soon find themselves in jail with the townspeople and trappers on the way to lynch them.



Roll on Texas Moon (1946)

Roy Rogers tries to prevent a range war between cattlemen and sheepherders.



Ridin' down the Canyon (1942)

Jim Fellows is the head of a government experiment in wild horse reclamation for purposes other than war, and his efforts are hampered by Gus Jordan, manager of the swanky Lariat Lodge dude ranch, but actually the leader of a gang of rustlers who steal the horses as fast as the ranchers can round them up for the project. When the rustlers steal a herd from Alice Blake, her kid brother Bobbie, sets out to get help from his radio favorites, Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys, and the Sons of the Pioneers, who are en route to Lariat Lodge to play a one-night stand.

Ridin' the Cherokee Trail (1941)

A Texas Ranger goes after an outlaw who has his operations based in the Cherokee Strip.

Renegade Girl (1946)

Ann Shelby, whose family is allied with the notorious William Quantrill, turns outlaw to revenge herself on a renegade Indian who killed her brother.

Raiders of Red Gap (1943)

When a gang attacks his ranch and kills one of his ranch hands, Jim Roberts gets together with his neighbors to fight the Bennett Cattle Co., whom they are sure is behind the attacks in a scheme to drive them off their land so they can get it for themselves, then build packing plants so they don't have to spend the money to ship cattle back east. When they hear about the neighbors' plans to resist, the company hires professional killer Butch Crane to stop them. Government agent Rocky Cameron and his partner Fuzzy are dispatched to gather evidence against the company, but Fuzzy is soon mistaken for Crane. Complications ensue.

Raiders of old California (1957)

At the end of the Mexican-American War, a crooked U.S. Cavalry Captain and his men force a captive Mexican officer to sign the deeds to his vast lands and large hacienda over to the Captain.

Panhandle Trail (1942)

Escaping from the Marshal, Billy and Fuzzy ride to Laramy only to find it a ghost town. Sykes and his gang have driven people away while they look for the gold mine of a man they have killed. Billy hopes to straighten things out, but is in more trouble when his true identity becomes known.

On the old Spanish Trail (1947) 

With a $10,000 note Roy co-signed for the Pioneers due, Roy plans to get the money from the reward for the capture of the Gypsy. After he captures him he lets him go realizing he is innocent and it's not long before the real outlaws show their hand. I was always fascinated that roy always gave higher billing to his horse than his wife my wife would kill me if I tried that.

Oath of Vengeance (1944)

Fuzzy opens a store only to find that everyone buys on credit. The absence of cash is due to the range war between the cattlemen and the farmers started by Kinney. The Sheriff being worthless, Billy is quickly drawn into the conflict.



New Mexico (1951)

A cavalry captain has great difficulty keeping the peace between his tyrannical colonel and an Indian chief bent on revenge



My Outlaw Brother (1951)

A young man travels to Mexico in search of his brother, who has become involved with a dangerous gang.



King of the Cowboys (1943) 

Saboteurs are blowing up government warehouses (during World War II). Roy Rogers and his pals work undercover to put an end to their operations.


Jesse James at Bay (1941)

Jesse James joins with Missouri settlers in their battle with rich, land-grabbing railroad tycoons in this Roy Rogers movie

Idaho (1943)

A deputy sets out to prove that a respected judge, who had once been a criminal, is being framed for crimes committed by a crooked saloon owner in this Roy Rogers movie.

I Killed Wild Bill Hickok (1956)

I Killed Wild Bill Hickok is a 1956 American film directed by Richard Talmadge. It is an entirely fictional account of Wild Bill Hickok (Tom Brown) who is the villain of the film. The film was produced and written by Johnny Carpenter who also stars and narrates under the name John Forbes.[1] The film is the second of two films produced by The Wheeler Company.

Homesteaders of Paradise Valley (1947)

Red Ryder convinces homesteaders to settle in Paradise Valley. Business men in nearby Central City want control of the valley and water supply and propose to build a dam for half interest in the land. They use Red to generate interest in the dam but when the dam is completed, they rig the stockholder's meeting so Central City will get the water. The homesteaders then go after Red whom they think is responsible

High Lonesome (1951)

When a sudden spurt of murders occurs in Texas Big Bend country, suspicion immediately falls on a young drifter who just moved to the area.

Heart of the Rockies (1951)

Roy Rogers, a highway engineer, strongly favors a youth-rehabilitation camp sponsored by retired State Prison Warden Parker where young first-offenders can be reformed without being exposed to penitentiary life. Andrew Willard, through whose range a new highway is being built, is being secretly robbed of his pure-bred cattle by his crooked foreman Devery who has marketed the cattle and replaced them with scrub stock.He then has the herd stampeded into a landslide set off by dynamite by Roy's young crew to make them appear responsible for the loss of the "valuable" cattle.

Hands across the Border (1944)

Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy Rogers saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.

Gangsters Den (1945)

Black is after both Taylor's saloon and the Lane ranch. Fuzzy takes the gold from his and Billy's mine and buys Taylor's saloon. This puts him and Billy in conflict with Black and his gang.



Fugitive Valley (1941)

The Range Busters have a plan to get into the outlaw's hideout in Fugitive Valley. The Sheriff puts Crash and Langdon in jail together and then has Dusty break them out. Langdon then leads them to Fugitive Valley where they hope to round up the gang.



Grand Canyon Trail (1948)

Sintown is just a deserted ghost town until Vanderpool starts looking for silver. Cookie and Roy's partners put $20,000 into the business only to find that the mine is worthless and Vanderpool is bankrupt. Carol comes out to look for silver to save the company, but does not know that their engineer, named Regan, is crooked and wants all the silver for himself. But only Old Ed knows where the mother lode is located



Frontier Outlaws (1944)

A gang of cattle rustlers and claim jumpers are terrorising the town of Wolf Valley and hire a fast gun to get rid of Billy Carson by running him out of town. To the villain's surprise Billy comes to a saloon frequented by the villains and runs the frightened gunslinger out of town. When the gunslinger tries to shoot Billy in the back with a concealed derringer Billy finishes him off. Though Judge James Ryan is well aware of the true situation he sentences Billy to a jail sentence of 30 days but secretly lets Billy loose to finish off the villains. Billy disguises himself as a Mexican Charro interested in buying Barlow's rustled cattle in order to gain information to bring the outlaws to justice.



Dawn of the Great Divide (1942)

Dawn on the Great Divide is a 1942 American film directed by Howard Bretherton based on James Oliver Curwood's 1913 short story "Wheels of Fate". It was the final film of Buck Jones and the final film of Monogram Pictures Rough Riders film series. Colonel Tim McCoy was recalled up for military service in World War II and is not present in the film

Dead or Alive (1944)

The Rangers are after Yackey and his gang. Posing as an outlaw, Dave arrives as Panhandle's prisoner and works his way into the gang. Tex arrives and joins Wright's committee. Tex plans a trap for the gang but things go awry when the gang catches Tex and the Committee catches Dave and both are about to be hung.

Death Valley (1946)

A dance hall girl is murdered and her body robbed of a quantity of gold obtained illegally. The killer flees into Death Valley and encounters the rightful owner of the gold and her sweetheart.

Devil Riders (1943)

Billy and Fuzzy are in charge of the local branch of the Pony Express. When a stagecoach line comes to town the Pony Express retains the weekly mail delivery contract whilst the stagecoach line takes freight and passengers. When the stagecoach line decides to do a daily mail service Billy and Fuzzy initially welcome the competition. However, two scheming businessman feel the stagecoach line would threaten their wealth and they plot to have the Pony Express and stagecoach line fight each other by each blaming the other for the sabotage done by the henchmen of the businessmen.

Cattle Stampede (1943)

Pursued through Arizona by a gang of outlaws turned bounty hunters for the massive reward on Billy's head, Billy and Fuzzy are lead to safety by Ed Dawson. Suspicious as to why anyone would help them, Dawson tells them he feels Billy as not as bad as he is made out to be. More importantly he needs Billy and Fuzzy to work on his cattle ranch in New Mexico which is facing cattle rustling and the murder of their cowboys. Ed is wounded by the bounty hunters, but Billy is able to save his life by risking his own life to bring a doctor to Ed.

Call of the Forest (1949)

Call of the Forest is a 1949 American Western film directed by John F. Link and starring Robert Lowery, Ken Curtis, Chief Thundercloud, Black Diamond and Charlie Hughes. It was also known as The Flaming Forest and Untamed. 

Buckskin Frontier (1943)

Buckskin Frontier is a 1943 American action film directed by Lesley Selander and written by Norman Houston and Bernard Schubert. The film stars Richard Dix, Jane Wyatt, Albert Dekker, Lee J. Cobb, Victor Jory, Lola Lane, Max Baer and Joe Sawyer. The film was released on May 14, 1943, by United Artists.


Boot Hill Bandits (1942)

Shady town businessman Bolton seems to be the leader of the gang but even he takes his order from a higher authority who may have tried to take Marshal Corrigan's life.



Boss of Rawhide (1944)

In the 8th film of the 22-film series, Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins are sent to the district of Rawhide to investigate the killings of several ranchers. Tex enters the town posing as a tramp while the other two Rangers join a troupe of itinerant minstrels.



Fugitive of the Plains (1943) 

Billy and his sidekick Fuzzy get word that crimes are being conducted in his name in nearby Red Rock County. Investigating the situation in the hopes of clearing his name, he discovers a gang headed by pretty Kate Shelly. Though they know who he is, he pretends to join the gang to smash it from the inside.

Below the Border (1942)

A gang of rustlers blackmails young Joe Collins into helping them, Sandy poses undercover as a janitor in the leader's saloon, and Buck impersonates a well-known crooked fence.

Bells of San Fernando (1947)

Bells of San Fernando is a 1947 American Western film directed by Terry O. Morse. The film is also known as Gold in San Fernando in Austria.

Battle of Chief Pontiac (1952)

Battles of Chief Pontiac is a 1952 American quasi historical film directed by Felix E. Feist. The drama features Lex Barker, Helen Westcott and Lon Chaney Jr.

Billy the Kid Wanted (1941)

Tired of always running from the law, Fuzzy leaves his pals Billy and Jeff and heads to Paradise Valley to be a homesteader. However, when he finds himself in trouble and is arrested he sends for them. They find the source of Fuzzy's trouble, Matt Brawley, who controls the town and is running a land swindle.

Arizona round Up (1942) 

Tom Kenyon and his sidekick Pierre La Farge are hired by rancher Mike O'Day who, with his daughters Toni and Sugar, provides wild horses for the government remount station. Ed Spencer, owner of the railroad spur through the town, and Ted Greenway, rancher and owner of the right-of-way which provides the only other route to the station, form a combine through which they hope to freeze the other ranchers out of their holdings by charging exorbitant prices to the ranchers to get their horses or cattle shipped.

Trapped (1942)

Imprisoned and sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit, Billy, Fuzzy and Jeff break out of jail. The three escapees discover that there are three impersonators who dress as them committing the crimes. On their mission to clear their names and bring the three impersonators to justice, the trio discovers the town of Mesa Verde where outlaws are given sanctuary in exchange for paying for legal protection.

Ghost Town Law (1942)

When two of their Marshal friends are killed, the Rough Riders are sent to investigate. They have to find the killers in a ghost town where the houses and an old mine are interconnected by secret passages and tunnels.

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