Frontier Pony Express


In the midst of the Civil War, Lassiter (Edward Keane) has a plan to get control of California. Working out of St. Joseph, he plans to send forged messages to the troops on the west coast via Pony Express. First he attempts to bribe Pony Express ride Roy Rogers. When Roy refuses he turns to the outlaw Johnson (Noble Johnson) and his gang and this leads to trouble.

Frontier Pony Express is a 1939 American film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers.


  • Roy Rogers as Pony Express Rider Roy Rogers
  • Lynne Roberts as Ann Langhorne
  • Raymond Hatton as Horseshoe the Trapper
  • Edward Keane as Sen. Calhoun Lassister
  • Noble Johnson as Luke Johnson
  • Monte Blue as Cherokee
  • Don Dillaway as Brett Langhorne ("St. Jo Sentinel")
  • William Royle as Dan Garrett
  • Ethel Wales as Mrs. Murphy (Langhorne's housekeeper)


  • Roy Rogers - "My Old Kentucky Home"
  • Roy Rogers - "Rusty Spurs"

Category:1939 films
Category:American films
Category:1930s Western (genre) films
Category:Republic Pictures films
Category:English-language films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:Works about the Pony Express
Category:American Western (genre) films

Joseph Kane

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