“Young Buffalo Bill” is a Western film released in 1940, directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, and Pauline Moore.
The story follows the adventures of Buffalo Bill Cody as a young man (played by Rogers), who is working as a Pony Express rider and dreaming of becoming a famous Indian fighter. He gets his chance when he is hired by the cavalry to help protect a wagon train of settlers from a band of hostile Native Americans.
Along the way, Buffalo Bill falls in love with a beautiful young woman named Louisa Frederici (Moore), whose family is part of the wagon train. But their romance is complicated by the fact that Louisa’s brother is the leader of the Indian tribe that is attacking the settlers.
With the help of his trusty horse, Trigger, and his sidekick, Gabby (Hayes), Buffalo Bill must use his wits and bravery to outsmart the Indians and save the settlers from certain death. Along the way, he learns valuable lessons about tolerance and understanding that will shape his future as a famous Western hero.
“Young Buffalo Bill” is a classic Western adventure that captures the spirit of the Old West and celebrates the courage and perseverance of those who tamed the wild frontier.
Harrison Jacobs, Robert Yost, Gerald Geraghty
Roy Rogers, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Pauline Moore