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Lest We Forget (1937)

Short | 10 min | Short

MGM hosts a salute to Will Rogers (1875-1935) shortly after his death. After a few words from Gary Cooper and Harry Carey, a look at Rogers' fatal trip with Wiley Post, clips from Rogers' movies, a proclamation from Oklahoma's governor, ...See moreMGM hosts a salute to Will Rogers (1875-1935) shortly after his death. After a few words from Gary Cooper and Harry Carey, a look at Rogers' fatal trip with Wiley Post, clips from Rogers' movies, a proclamation from Oklahoma's governor, and a cowboy ballad sung at sunset. Robert Taylor asks the studio audience to contribute to the Will Rogers Memorial Hospital in Saranac Lake, NY, where those in the entertainment industry could go for treatment. This Sanatorium already exists as the National Vaudeville Artist Lodge and then was renamed after Will Rogers timely death. The screen goes black while ushers collect donations. See less
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Updated May 31, 1937

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May 1937 (United States)

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Ernest W. Marland
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Frank Craven
Clip from: State Fair (archive footage) (uncredited) Clip from: State Fair (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Darwell
Clip from: Life Begins at Forty (archive footage) (uncredited) Clip from: Life Begins at Forty (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louise Dresser
Clip from: David Harum (archive footage) (uncredited) Clip from: David Harum (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Middleton
Clip from: David Harum (archive footage) (uncredited) Clip from: David Harum (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wiley Post
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will Rogers
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Russell Simpson
Clip from: County Chairman (archive footage) (uncredited) Clip from: County Chairman (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Whitbeck
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6.4 / 10 | 55 votes