A modern Hollywood production nowadays strikes us constantly with highly effective, technologically perfect movies, with plots that no longer fancy romantic and heroic deeds as they used to. But the truth is that western movies will never lose that unique charm and style reserving them a special place on the timeline of cinematography.
Tough characters, good guys fighting bad ones with witty strategies in an old fashioned way, complex relations, a pinch of sarcasm, a pinch of romance, a lot of action and time that guaranteed fun and memorable experience. This is a recipe of an average western, though each of them carries some unique note. Western popularized many actors worshiped even today, and Roy Rogers is among the most famous.
This American Western actor and singer are the best known for his performance of Roy Roger in “King of the Cowboys.” This classic western was released back in 1943. And western lovers and enthusiasts mark it as a cult one even today. The plot follows the World War II years and the series of the bombing, arsons and various sabotages across the country conducted by unknown gang attacking government’s warehouses of war material.
Roger play legendary operator hired by the Government to crack this gang and puts an end to their violent actions.
Detective work and puzzling of traces and clues bring him to the traveling show owned by Mason and having Maurice as the main star with his mind-reading performance. Roger gets to infiltrate into the crew and slowly begins to decode the way these guys secretly communicate and plan future actions. Accompanied by his faithful friend Frog Millhouse, Roger will figure out the way to put an end to the actions of the bad guys, but this will get him into series of creative troubles along the way. The only certain thing is that taking a ride with Roy in this movie, you will face memorable adventures, get intellectually challenged to solve various tricks and come up with a way out of complex and tricky situations. You will get an hour of tensed expectations and surprises spiced with sarcastic cowboy’s humor, quotes and scenes of tough characters being temped. Will Roger escape the explosion of the warehouse where he was tied by the bad guys? How is he to prove innocent after being falsely accused of murder? Is there a way to win when he gets significantly outnumbered?
If all of this intrigues and seduces you enough, you can even get into your personal cowboy adventure.
Take a ride to Rogers’s birthplace in Portsmouth in August and get a part in an annual festival dedicated to this movie star. Hundreds of western fans gather every year to enjoy and celebrate Western culture and cowboy movies and actors, by collective watching movies at the open field, re-creating cowboy atmosphere and taking part in various western rituals and actions. Some western starring actors join the festival, so you might even get a chance to face them personally.
Rogers Festival is dedicated to this famous actor and all the money collected is preceded for the Roy Rogers Scholarship Fund. So, match useful and pleasant into one memorable experience.