The Carson City Kid

The Carson City Kid is a 1940 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane starring Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes, and Bob Steele.

The Carson City Kid
Directed byJoseph Kane
Produced byJoseph Kane
Screenplay byRobert Yost
Gerald Geraghty
Story byJoseph Kane
StarringRoy Rogers
George "Gabby" Hayes
CinematographyWilliam Nobles
Edited byHelene Turner
Republic Pictures
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • July 1, 1940 (1940-07-01) (United States)
Running time
57 minutes
53 minutes
CountryUnited States


The Carson City Kid (Roy Rogers) is a stagecoach robber seeking vengeance on Morgan Reynolds (Bob Steele), man who killed his brother, travelling with Laramie (Francis McDonald), a notorious half-breed outlaw. He falls in love with saloon singer Joby Madison (Pauline Moore). The film features an excellent performance by George "Gabby" Hayes (as Sheriff Gabby Whittaker).



  • Pauline Moore - "The Golddigger Song" (Music and lyrics by Peter Tinturin)
  • Pauline Moore - "You Are the One" (Music and lyrics by Peter Tinturin)
  • Roy Rogers - "Sonora Moon" (Music and lyrics by Peter Tinturin)
  • "Oh Susanna" (Music and lyrics by Stephen Foster as Stephen Collins Foster)
  • "Camptown Races" (Music and lyrics by Stephen Foster as Stephen Collins Foster)
  • "Polly Wolly Doodle"
  • "Little Brown Jug" (Written by Joseph Winner)

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