An Illustrated History of Trigger: The Lives and Legend of by Leo Pando,Corky Randall

By Leo Pando,Corky Randall

between convinced lovers, Roy Rogers’ golden Palomino set off used to be extra well known than the King of the Cowboys himself. a few are nonetheless infatuated via the pony many years after his loss of life in 1965—and no ask yourself. set off is the main well-known motion picture horse of all time. yet truthfully, “Trigger” was once a composite of the unique horse, a few look-alikes and one striking double (rarely stated by way of Rogers) named Little Trigger.
This booklet is an in depth examine the animals and males who created and nurtured the legend of “the smartest horse within the movies.” It covers the existence tale of the unique horse and the look-alikes, in addition to the tale of “Trigger,” the legend. A filmography lists all movies within which set off seemed, together with a few with no Roy Rogers. tv and private appearances also are mentioned. coated of their personal chapters are horse hero comedian books and set off collectibles. additionally incorporated are a biography of Trigger’s coach Glenn Randall and a bankruptcy on Roy Rogers as horseman. beneficiant illustrations comprise many infrequent (some formerly unpublished) photos amassed from set off creditors national, or even copies of Trigger’s registration shape and invoice of sale.

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