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(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from L-to-R are Marion Shilling, Frank Yaconelli, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Roger Williams, Wally Wales (Hal Taliaferro) and George Morrell in a still from GUN PLAY (alternate title: LUCKY BOOTS) (Beacon, 1935). This was one of several mid 1930s starring oaters for 'Big Boy'.



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Above - Rocky Camron (credited as 'Buck Coburn') and Roger Williams have the drop on the saloon crowd in this scene from GUNSMOKE ON THE GUADALUPE (Willis Kent, 1935). Standing on the far right with his mouth covered is Bud Osborne.



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Above from L-to-R are Frank McCarroll and Roger Williams (without his usual moustache) in BRANDED A COWARD (Supreme, 1935) which starred Johnny Mack Brown.



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Above from L-to-R sitting are Stuart James, Bill Cody, Earle Hodgins and L-to-R standing are Roger Williams and Ace Cain. From THE TEXAS RAMBLER (Spectrum, 1935), which starred Cody.



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Above from L-to-R are Jack Perrin, Tom London, Roger Williams (without his moustache) and Oscar Gahan in WILDCAT SAUNDERS (Atlantic, 1936).



(Courtesy of Ed Tabor)

Above from left to right are Roger Williams, Bob Custer and George Morrell in a lobby card from AMBUSH VALLEY (Reliable, 1936). Jack Evans is on the far left in the shadows, and between Williams and Custer are Buck Morgan (in the center with the moustache) and Ed Carey (dark shirt).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from left to right are Joan Barclay (billed as Geraine Greear), Art Felix, Tom Tyler, Buck Morgan, Francis Walker, Jack Evans (moustache), John Elliott, unidentified player, and on the ground is Roger Williams.  Scene from Tyler's RIDIN' ON (Reliable, 1936).



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)

Above is a still from RIDERS OF THE WHISTLING SKULL (Republic, 1937), the fourth film in the Three Mesquiteers series. On the far left is stuntman Yakima Canutt portraying "Otah", a bad Indian.  In the center, wearing the tallish cowboy hat and vest is Roger Williams, who plays Rutledge, the other main baddie. Max Terhune is behind Williams and Ray Corrigan and Bob Livingston are on the right. This film was Roger Williams' first for Republic Pictures.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above are Robert Frazer and Roger Williams in a chapter 11 lobby card from the serial THE BLACK COIN (Weiss/Stage & Screen, 1936). Williams worked in two other chapterplays for Weiss - THE CLUTCHING HAND (1936) which starred Jack Mulhall and JUNGLE MENACE (1937) with Frank "Bring Em Back Alive" Buck.



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Above from left to right are Dave O'Brien, Ralph Graves, Roger Williams and Ruth Mix in a scene from the cliffhanger THE BLACK COIN (Weiss/Stage & Screen, 1936).



Roger Williams Filmography
Westerns are in black
Serials are in red
Non-western features in green
Special thanks to Les Adams for providing this filmography

Release
Date
Title Company Director Star Williams Role
5/15/33 TROUBLE BUSTERS Majestic Lew Collins Jack Hoxie Second Sheriff
4/6/34 GUILTY PARENTS J. D. Kendis Jack Townley Glen Boles Detective
6/16/34 BURN 'EM UP BARNES Mascot Colbert Clark & Armand Schafer Jack Mulhall Harry
7/1/34 WILD WATERS Imperial William Berke David Sharpe Norton
12/1/34 MYSTERY MOUNTAIN Mascot B. Reeves Eason Ken Maynard Worker
12/1/34 RANGE WARFARE Willis Kent S. Roy Luby Reb Russell Jess Monroe
2/13/35 WILDERNESS MAIL Ambassador Forrest Sheldon Kermit Maynard Fur Trapper
3/12/35 NO MAN'S RANGE Supreme Robert N. Bradbury Bob Steele Pete
4/1/35 BORN TO BATTLE Reliable Harry S. Webb Tom Tyler Henchman
4/1/35 PECOS KID, THE Commodore William Berke Fred Kohler Jr. James Grayson
4/2/35 RECKLESS BUCKAROO, THE Spectrum Harry Fraser Bill Cody Hal Bost
4/5/35 GHOST RIDER, THE Superior Jack Levine Rex Lease Barfly
4/9/35 WAGON TRAIL Ajax Harry Fraser Harry Carey Mark Collins
5/1/35 GUNSMOKE Willis Kent Bart Carre Buck Coburn Sam Parsons
5/1/35 TOLL OF THE DESERT Commodore William Berke Fred Kohler Jr. Tom Collins
5/1/35 SOCIAL ERROR Ajax Harry Fraser David Sharpe Larrabee
5/7/35 RUSTLERS' PARADISE Ajax Harry Fraser Harry Carey Todd
5/15/35 TEXAS RAMBLER, THE Spectrum Bob Hill Bill Cody Henchman Butch
5/18/35 MIRACLE RIDER, THE Mascot B. Reeves Eason Tom Mix Prologue Trespasser
5/21/35 FIGHTING PIONEERS Resolute Harry Fraser Rex Bell Captain Burton
6/1/35 ADVENTUROUS KNIGHTS Ajax C. Edward Roberts David Sharpe Henchman
6/2/35 SADDLE ACES Resolute Harry Fraser Rex Bell Bill
6/7/35 KENTUCKY BLUE STREAK Puritan Raymond K. Johnson Eddie Nugent Henchman
6/7/35 STEP ON IT Reliable Harry S. Webb Richard Talmadge Joe Burke
6/8/35 CODE OF THE MOUNTED Ambassador Sam Newfield Kermit Maynard Raoul Marlin
7/1/35 ROARING WEST, THE Universal Ray Taylor Buck Jones Bill Trask
7/1/35 BRANDED A COWARD Supreme Sam Newfield Johnny Mack Brown Henchman Tex
7/3/35 VANISHING RIDERS Spectrum Bob Hill Bill Cody Joe Lang
8/7/35 TRAILS OF THE WILD Ambassador Sam Newfield Kermit Maynard Buck Hammond
10/1/35 CHEYENNE TORNADO, THE Willis Kent William O'Connor Reb Russell Clem
10/22/35 WILD MUSTANG Ajax Harry Fraser Harry Carey Posse Rider
11/5/35 ALIAS JOHN LAW Supreme Robert N. Bradbury Bob Steele Sheriff
11/20/35 TIMBER WAR Ambassador Sam Newfield Kermit Maynard Henchman Bowan
12/1/35 FRONTIER JUSTICE Diversion Robert McGowan Hoot Gibson John Wilton
12/11/35 LAWLESS BORDER Spectrum John P. McCarthy Bill Cody Henchman
12/27/35 GUN PLAY Beacon Al Herman Guinn Williams Henchman Cal
1/15/36 SINGING BUCKAROO , THE Spectrum Tom Gibson Fred Scott Red
1/27/36 ROARIN' GUNS Puritan Sam Newfield Tim McCoy Telegrapher
1/29/36 RIDIN' ON Reliable Ira S. Webb Tom Tyler Lou Bolton
2/1/36 WILDCAT SAUNDERS Atlantic Harry Fraser Jack Perrin Laramie
2/15/36 GHOST TOWN Commodore Harry Fraser Harry Carey Ed Gannon
2/28/36 CATTLE THIEF, THE Columbia Spencer G. Bennett Ken Maynard Hutch
3/1/36 SONG OF THE TRAIL Ambassador Russell Hopton Kermit Maynard Henchman Miller
3/10/36 DESERT PHANTOM Supreme S. Roy Luby Johnny Mack Brown Henchman
4/4/36 MILLIONAIRE KID, THE Reliable Bernard B. Ray Charles Delaney City Editor
4/15/36 LIGHTNIN' BILL CARSON Puritan Sam Newfield Tim McCoy Deputy Jed
4/18/36 CLUTCHING HAND, THE Weiss Al Herman Jack Mulhall A. J. Gallagher
4/26/36 DESERT JUSTICE Atlantic William Berke Jack Perrin Rod
5/5/36 PHANTOM PATROL Ambassador Charles Huthchison Kermit Maynard Gustav
5/14/36 PINTO RUSTLERS Reliable Harry S. Webb Tom Tyler Lugo
5/15/36 FEUD OF THE WEST Diversion Harry Fraser Hoot Gibson Johnnie
5/28/36 GUN GRIT Atlantic William Berke Jack Perrin Gang Leader Mack
6/16/36 RIDING AVENGER , THE Diversion Harry Fraser Hoot Gibson Jud Castro
7/8/36 LION'S DEN , THE Puritan Sam Newfield Tim McCoy Bar-X Cowhand
7/26/36 CROOKED TRAIL, THE Supreme S. Roy Luby Johnny Mack Brown Posse Rider
8/15/36 SANTA FE BOUND Reliable Harry S. Webb Tom Tyler Lynch Mob Leader
8/29/36 TRAITOR, THE Puritan Sam Newfield Tim McCoy Sheriff Lem
9/29/36 MEN OF THE PLAINS Colony Bob Hill Rex Bell Cole
10/1/36 BLACK COIN, THE Weiss Al Herman Ralph Graves Henchman Gleason
10/10/36 SHADOW OF CHINATOWN Victory Bob Hill Bela Lugosi Harrison
10/16/36 WILDCAT TROOPER Ambassador Elmer Clifton Kermit Maynard Slim Allen
11/1/36 AMBUSH VALLEY Reliable Raymond Samuels (B. B. Ray) Bob Custer Henchman Blake
11/1/36 VENGEANCE OF RANNAH Reliable Bernard B. Ray Bob Custer Frank Norcross
11/11/36 LAW AND LEAD Colony Bob Hill Rex Bell Jeff
11/23/36 LAWLESS LAND Supreme Albert Ray Johnny Mack Brown Henchman
12/1/36 FIGHTING COWARD, THE Victory Dan Milner Ray Walker Baker
12/11/36 WILD HORSE ROUND- UP Ambassador Alan James Kermit Maynard Pete Allen
12/14/36 SILKS AND SADDLES Victory Bob Hill Herman Brix Henchman
12/23/36 STORMY TRAILS Colony Sam Newfield Rex Bell Henchman Mike Daniels
12/30/36 ACES WILD Commodore Harry Fraser Harry Carey Henchman Slim
1/4/37 RIDERS OF THE WHISTLING SKULL Republic Mack V. Wright Three Mesquiteers Rutledge
1/4/37 ROAMING COWBOY, THE Spectrum Bob Hill Fred Scott Walton
1/7/37 CHEYENNE RIDES AGAIN Victory Bob Hill Tom Tyler Mack
1/15/37 VALLEY OF TERROR Ambassador Al Herman Kermit Maynard Slim Jenkins
1/15/37 CRACK-UP 20th Century-Fox Malcolm St. Clair Brian Donlevy Henchman
2/25/37 SANTA FE RIDES Reliable Bernard B. Ray Bob Custer Garver
2/27/37 SILVER TRAIL, THE Reliable Bernard B. Ray Tom Tyler Sam Dunn
3/22/37 BILL CRACKS DOWN Republic William Nigh Grant Withers Steve
4/1/37 FEUD OF THE TRAIL, THE Victory Bob Hill Tom Tyler Lance Holcomb
5/1/37 MYSTERY RANGE Victory Bob Hill Tom Tyler Kurt Morgan
5/5/37 ORPHAN OF THE PECOS Victory Sam Katzman Tom Tyler Jerimah Slim
5/13/37 GUNS IN THE DARK Supreme Sam Newfield Johnny Mack Brown Ranger Adams
5/24/37 COME ON, COWBOYS Republic Joseph Kane Three Mesquiteers Henchman Harry
5/30/37 RECKLESS RANGER, THE Columbia Spencer G. Bennett Bob Allen Snager
7/30/37 BROTHERS OF THE WEST Victory Sam Katzman Tom Tyler Jeff Tracey
8/6/37 HEROES OF THE ALAMO Sunset Harry Fraser Rex Lease Colonel Jim Bowie
8/27/37 TRAILING TROUBLE Grand National Arthur Rosson Ken Maynard Tom Crocker
8/28/37 S.O.S. COAST GUARD Republic William Witney & Alan James Ralph Byrd Sloan
9/1/37 SKY RACKET Victory Sam Katzman Herman Brix Nick Reagan
9/10/37 JUNGLE MENACE Columbia/Weiss George Melford & Harry Fraser Frank Buck Henchman
10/1/37 MILLION DOLLAR RACKET Victory Bob Hill Herman Brix Henchman
10/16/37 NATION AFLAME Treasure Pictures Victor Halperin Noel Madison Dave Burtis
11/20/37 ZORRO RIDES AGAIN Republic William Witney & John English John Carroll Manning
11/30/37 LOST RANCH Victory Sam Katzman Tom Tyler Henchman Terry
3/6/38 CALL THE MESQUITEERS Republic John English Three Mesquiteers Henchman Blake
3/9/38 CODE OF THE RANGERS Monogram Sam Newfield Tim McCoy Joe Lawson
4/18/38 FEUD MAKER, THE Supreme Sam Newfield Bob Steele Sheriff Manton
4/21/38 MYSTERIOUS PILOT, THE Columbia/Weiss Spencer G. Bennett Frank Hawks Henchman McCarthy
4/29/38 WHIRLWIND HORSEMAN Grand National Bob Hill Ken Maynard Henchman Ritter
5/21/38 SIX-SHOOTIN' SHERIFF Grand National Harry Fraser Ken Maynard Henchman Bart
7/22/38 ON THE GREAT WHITE TRAIL Grand National Al Herman Jim Newill Parker
8/1/38 HEROES OF THE HILLS Republic George Sherman Three Mesquiteers Prison Warden
10/21/38 FRONTIER SCOUT Grand National Sam Newfield George Houston Jessup
10/22/38 SPIDER'S WEB, THE Columbia James W. Horne & Ray Taylor Warren Hull Steve's Driver
11/5/38 RHYTHM OF THE SADDLE Republic George Sherman Gene Autry Race Starter
11/10/38 GANG BULLETS Monogram Lambert Hillyer Robert Kent Gangster
12/16/38 RED RIVER RANGE Republic George Sherman Three Mesquiteers Sheriff Wood
1/25/39 LONE RANGER RIDES AGAIN, THE Republic William Witney & John English Bob Livingston Sheriff
4/12/39 NIGHT RIDERS, THE Republic George Sherman Three Mesquiteers Rancher
5/1/39 SOUTHWARD HO! Republic Joseph Kane Roy Rogers Townsman
5/18/39 WOLF CALL Monogram George Waggner John Carroll Tom Blake
6/9/39 MOUNTAIN RHYTHM Republic B. Reeves Eason Gene Autry Rancher Kimble
6/16/39 LAW OF THE WOLF Metropolitan Raymond K. Johnson Dennis Moore Baxter



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