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Film, Video Under Western Stars.

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  • Under Western Stars.


  • Marta, Jack
  • Kane, Joseph
  • McGowan, Stuart
  • McGowan, Dorrell
  • Rogers, Roy
  • Burnette, Smiley
  • Hughes, Carol

Created / Published

  • 1938


  • -  Feature films


  • Feature films


  • -  Summary: A lengthy drought plagues the people of the West, creating a "dust bowl," which is catastrophic for farmers and cattlemen alike. Roy Rogers runs for Congress and when he wins the election, he brings federal assistance to help his home county.
  • -  Credits: Cast: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnett, Carol Hughes, Maple City Four. Photography, Jack Marta; film editor, Lester Orelbeck; musical director, Alberto Colombo. Songs: Send my mail to the county jail; When a cowboy sings a song; Back to the backwoods; Rogers for Congressman.


  • Film, Video

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Mavis identifier: 2023537

Source Collection

  • Stegmoyer (John R.) Collection (Library Of Congress)


  • Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Marta, Jack, Joseph Kane, Stuart McGowan, Dorrell McGowan, Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, and Carol Hughes. Under Western Stars. 1938. Video.

APA citation style:

Marta, J., Kane, J., McGowan, S., McGowan, D., Rogers, R., Burnette, S. & Hughes, C. (1938) Under Western Stars. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Marta, Jack, et al. Under Western Stars. 1938. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.