Rodeo King and the Senorita (1951)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Modern Western, Musical Western  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The Rodeo King and the Senorita stars Rex Allen (playing himself); it shouldn't be necessary to indicate which of the title roles he plays. In this Republic sagebrusher, Allen tries to determine whether or not a fatal accident was truly accidental. The victim's preteen daughter is Juanita Morales (Bonnie De Simone), the titular Senorita who now legally owns the Wild West show which employs singing cowboy Allen. With the help of heroine Janet Wells (Mary Ellen Kay) and sidekick Muscles Benton (Buddy Ebsen), Allen discovers who was behind the death of Juanita's father, and why. With such powerhouse villains as Roy Barcroft and Tris Coffin in the cast, the mystery is over almost before it begins.

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bad-guy, bankruptcy, boss [employer], business, conflict, cowboy, criminal, death, expose [revelation], father, good-guy, help, horse, inheritance, investigation, killing, on-the-road, partner, rodeo, scheme, show, traveling, unsolved, Wild-West, west, wild [undomesticated]