Bells of Coronado

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Bells of Coronado
Bells of Coronado FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by William Witney
Produced by Edward J. White
Written by Sloan Nibley
Starring Roy Rogers
Trigger
Dale Evans
Music by R. Dale Butts
Cinematography John MacBurnie
Edited by Tony Martinelli
Production
company
Republic Pictures
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date
  • January 8, 1950 (1950-01-08) (United States)
Running time
67 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Bells of Coronado is a 1950 American Trucolor Western film directed by William Witney starring Roy Rogers, Trigger and Dale Evans

Plot[edit]

The mine owner of the El Coronado Mime is ambushed on the road into town by thieves, who steal a wagon full of uranium ore. The owner is found by linemen of the Coronado Light & Power Company, but dies at the town's doctor's office before regaining consciousness.

The insurance company who has insured the ore, hires Roy to find out whether the wagon accidentally went off the road and if the ore fell into the Coronado Dam reservoir. Roy goes undercover. With the help of the town's doctor who Roy has known for years, he gets a job as a lineman, working for the power company, which supplies electricity to the mine.

The thieves tie up the mine workers and try to steal a second wagon load of uranium, but Roy gives chase and is able to get the ore away from the thieves. The thieves make a second attempt and steal the second load of ore after it had been taken to the warehouse. Roy finds out that the uranium will be delivered to a dry lake bed where a foreign government is going to land an airplane to pick up the uranium. Roy has to rush to try to stop the plane from taking off with the uranium. [1]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

  • "Save a Smile For a Rainy Day" (Written by Sid Robin and Foy Willing)
  • "Got No Time For the Blues" (Written by Sid Robin and Foy Willing)
  • "Bells of Coronado" (Written by Sid Robin and Foy Willing, Spanish Lyrics by Aaron González)

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