In a time of innocence, his straightforward cowboy manner made him and his horse American icons. At the height of his fame, Roy Rogers was one of Hollywood's biggest stars. In 1948, his movies sold nearly 100 million tickets. In the 1950s, more than 2 million children bought comics books each month breathlessly following the adventures of Roy and his Palomino, Trigger. Now, for the first time, Biography presents the full story of the poor boy from Cincinnati who became "The King of the Cowboys." In home movies, film outtakes and rare TV clips, we catch a glimpse of Rogers' lightning rise to stardom, from his humble beginnings as a radio singer and guitar player to his crowning as a matinee idol. Gallop into the bygone world of a favorite American hero.