Roy Rogers: Best of the West Collection
Stars: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Gabby Hayes, Smiley Burnette, Wild Bill Elliot, Jack Holt, Mary Lee
VHS, B&W, NR, 324 minutes
Bridgestone Multimedia Release, 1998 (Remastered)
Roy Rogers, Born Leonard Franklin Slye, came into his musical career calling square dances in Duck Run, OH. After moving west, he had a chance to audition as a backup to the then top box office Western star, Gene Autry. The audition went well and history was made. A legend-The King of the Cowboys-was born. Roy's film career spanned from 1937 through 1951 in ninety-one starring roles. He was the only western star to surpass Gene Autry in popularity. Because of high personal standards, he became a role model. Now you can enjoy this great American cowboy star in five of this best weterns which are fully uncut and digitally restored. So get ready. It's time you joined Roy, Dale, Gabby and of course, Trigger to ride those Happy Trails. The movies are: Under Nevada Skies, King of the Cowboys, Bells of Rosarita, My Pal Trigger and Cowboy and the Senorita.
This set is in excellent condition, all 5 tapes play well and are contained in the original cardboard sleeves and original slipcase. Sleeves are like new, slipcase has minimal corner wear. This is not ex-rental nor ex-library, but from an estate where the set was always kept in a climate controlled environment.