Roy Rogers Radio Updates from Larry Z.

Wow! That was fast, Larry. I hadn’t finished last night’s post to ya’ll when Larry Z. sent some additional timeline information.  By the way, I’m adding the photos — some of which are in my last book, “Cowboy Princess Rides Again.”  Dad, his parents and younger sister, Kathleen, had only just gotten to Southern California…

Roy Rogers’ Early Radio Appearances

I just got a wonderful email from our friend, Larry Zwisohn. He sends me lots of good information and some really good suggestions. Following is the latest selection of both: Hi Cheryl, Your website entries about the films and shorts your Dad (Roy Rogers) made during the war years got me to thinking.  Your Dad’s…

Roy Rogers’ Films at end of WWII

As WWII was ending, the studios were turning out war films and feel-good films to bolster our morale. The war had gone on a long time and, even though the war with Germany ended on VE Day, May 8, 1945, we were still at war with Japan until September of that year. Meanwhile the studios…

TRUE WEST MAGAZINE – AUG. 2017 ISSUE

Hey Y’all. go out and get the August 2017 issue of True West Magazine with the photo of Buffalo Bill on the cover. At the very back of the magazine, under “What History Has Taught Me,” there is an interview that I did for them! I hope you enjoy it and tell your friends and…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TRIGGER

The original Trigger, The Old Man, The Old Horse, would be celebrating his 83rd birthday today, if horses lived that long! He was truly a very special horse. He was all spirit and fire when Dad rode him and he was the most gentle of giants when I rode him (as a nine-year-old) across the…

Our YouTube Channels

Hi, I’m pretty sure that I have already told you that I am practically an illiterate as far as all new programs and apps go. For instance, I did not know that the new “smart” TVs have a YouTube button or that you can watch YouTube on your iPad or “smart” phone. I just found…

Dale Evans and the “Coffee Song”

Someone asked me a question about what movie Mom sang a song about coffee. I apologize for not tacking this response to the question, but I can’t seem to find that post. Anyway, I asked a couple of my good friends (who are more qualified experts on Dad’s films than I am) what that movie…