Gene Autry Collection 11

Released: August 25, 2015 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 011301633071
$14.97
List Price: $16.97 USD

Synopsis

Gene Autry is the only entertainer with all five stars on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, one each for Radio, Recording, Motion Pictures, Television and Live Performance. He was the silver screen's first singing cowboy and is credited with creating the genre of the Musical B-Western. As the star of 89 feature films, Gene brings music, comedy and action to each of his roles. Now, for the first time in a DVD Collection, Gene Autry's rollicking big-screen adventures and unforgettable tunes come home in these Western classics, fully restored and uncut from Autry's personal film archives.

THE SINGING COWBOY

When Gene Autry's boss is murdered, Gene becomes the guardian of his little girl. The child is seriously injured in a stable fire and needs a lifesaving brain operation. Gene and his pal, Frog Millhouse, soon organize a hillbilly orchestra to raise money for the surgery and utilize the new medium of television to reach a bigger audience. Tune in to see if the Singing Cowboy captures the murderer and saves the child! (1936)

GUNS AND GUITARS

Gene Autry and Frog Millhouse are musical members of a traveling medicine show who land in the midst of a Texas cattle war. With the daughter of the sheriff to assist him, Gene blazes into action with bullets, ballots, and ballads to clean up the crooked cattlemen and their quarantined cattle. Smiley Burnette and Dorothy Dix join your singing saddle star in the thundering thrills! (1936)

ROUND-UP TIME IN TEXAS

Rancher Gene Autry is summoned to South Africa by his brother Tex who discovered a diamond mine in the Valley of Superstition and is in desperate need of horses. Once in Africa, Gene and his pal, Frog Millhouse, soon learn that Tex is missing and framed for the murder of his mining partner. Tricked into possessing illegal diamonds by a sinister saloon owner, Gene and Frog escape into the jungle to find Tex and uncover the truth. Wild lions, a vine-swinging gorilla, and savage Zulu natives make this an unusual musical Western. (1937)

SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES

When cattle-ranch foreman Gene Autry learns that the new ranch owner, Sandra Knight, plans to raise sheep on a "scientific basis," he must convince her to sell them as they will ruin the land. She refuses, leaving Gene and Frog Millhouse to devise a plan to discourage her so that she'll move back East. Soon a crooked cattle dealer takes advantage of the situation, leading to further complications for Gene. (1937)

Bonus Features

  • Excerpts From Gene Autry & Pat Buttram At The Melody Ranch Theater
  • The Gene Autry Melody Ranch Radio Show
  • Photo Gallery - Publicity Stills Plus Poster Art & Lobby Cards
  • Trivia & Movie Facts

Product Information

Discs
2
Run-time
232 min
Aspect Ratio ?
1.33:1
Color
Black & White
Language
English
Region
1
Rating
Not Rated
Production Date
Various
Closed-Captioned ?
Yes
Subtitles
None

Gene Autry Collection 11

TITLE NAME
Director Mack V. Wright
Actor Ann Gillis
Actor Champion
Actor Earle Hodgins
Actor Gene Autry
Actor Lois Wilde
Actor Lon Chaney Jr.
Actor Smiley Burnette
Writer Dorrell McGowan
Writer Stuart E. McGowan
Writer Tom Gibson
Producer Nat Levine
...

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