Bernie Taupin, in his wonderfully nostalgic 1973 song, proclaims
And Roy Rogers is riding tonight
Returning to our silver screens*
That will certainly be true of our November 15 meeting. To honor Roy’s birthday, the Old Cowpoke has chosen “Bells of San Angelo” from Republic Pictures as the feature. William Witney directed this 1947 flick and Dale Evans, Andy Devine and Trigger (of course!) round out the cast.
We will also screen Chapter 3 of “The Phantom Empire” (serial) starring Gene Autry.
The club will run “Raiders of San Joaquin” (Universal, 1943) as the second feature. Lewis Collins directs with Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight and Jennifer Holt starring in this action-packed oater.
The club welcomes special guests, the Trailblazers, purveyors of fine western music in the “cowboy” way.
Finally, don’t forget our special silent auction. Ray Smith offers a full-sized Durango Kid (Charles Starrett) Movie Poster (in MINT condition) and Nikki Ellerbe offers a unique hand made Collage of Cowboy Stars for silent auction to the highest bidder. All proceeds go to WFPS.
See you there!
*”Roy Rogers” by Bernie Taupin & Elton John