King of the Cowboys


Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette and the Sons of the Pioneers go undercover to help Texas Governor Russell Hicks stop World War II Axis sympathizers from blowing up U.S. warehouses.

King of the Cowboys is a 1943 film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers and Smiley Burnette. It is set in Texas during World War II.


  • Roy Rogers as Roy Rogers
  • Smiley Burnette as Frog Millhouse
  • Bob Nolan as Singer
  • Sons of the Pioneers as Themselves
  • Peggy Moran as Judy Mason
  • Gerald Mohr as Maurice, the Mental Marvel
  • Dorothea Kent as Ruby Smith
  • Lloyd Corrigan as William Kraley, Governor's Secretary
  • James Bush as Dave Mason
  • Russell Hicks (actor) as Texas Governor Shuville
  • Irving Bacon as Alf Cluckus
  • Norman Willis as Henchman Buxton
  • Forrest Taylor as Lawman with Tex

Category:1943 films
Category:1940s Western (genre) films
Category:American films
Category:American Western (genre) films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:English-language films
Category:Films directed by Joseph Kane
Category:Republic Pictures films

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