Heart of the Rockies

Heart of the Rockies

Heart of the Rockies is a 1951 American Western film directed by William Witney and starring Roy Rogers and Penny Edwards. The Rockies are not shown in the film.


Mr. Willard is facing the State building a highway across his cattle land with the labor performed by young offenders spared a term in prison by working on a road gang. Willard's corrupt ranch foreman Devery is using the opportunity to rustle Willard's purebred cattle and replace them with inferior stock. Devery and Willard see their only chance to save the ranch is by creating a series of crimes starting on a dude ranch that the blame on the young prisoners. Highway engineer Roy Rogers tries to stop them but his only ally is Willard's fair-minded daughter June.