Cinema: The New Pictures: Apr. 18, 1938

The Overland Express (Coronet-Columbia). One April day 78 years ago two crack horsemen set out lickety-split, one from Sacramento, Calif., the other from St. Joseph, Mo., to inaugurate the Pony Express and start a legend that is still galloping. Last week, while towns along the oldtime route were restoring some of the legendary landmarks, cinema's hardest-riding Western star, resolute, weather-beaten Buck Jones, was blazing the trail again for the younger generation. Pledged to abstain from profanity and hard liquor, Buck and his heck-for-leather pony riders yippee forth on their foam-flecked ponies, carry the...

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