Gene Autry Collection 8

Released: November 18, 2014 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 011301610973
$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 are brought home in these Western classics, fully restored and uncut from Autry’s personal film archives.

TRAIL TO SAN ANTONE

It becomes a race against time when Gene Autry tries to help a young jockey get back on track after an “accident” arranged by an unscrupulous horse trainer ruins his career. Gene’s back in the saddle, ropin’ a corral-full of Western entertainment featuring the hit tune Shame On You, action-packed adventure with fantastic stunts, and Gene Autry’s beloved Champion, Wonder Horse of the West. (1947)

RIDERS OF THE WHISTLING PINES

Gene Autry is an ex-forest ranger who believes he has accidentally shot the father of attractive Helen Carter, but soon learns that the guilt lies with some unscrupulous men trying to prevent discovery of a destructive tussock moth infestation threatening the timber. Can Gene employ crop-dusting and modern chemicals to save the day or will the evil logging baron use those techniques against him? With musical groups the Pinafores and Cass County Boys plus Champion, World’s Wonder Horse. (1949)

RIDERS IN THE SKY

One of the greatest of cowboy songs since "The Last Round-Up" and "South of the Border" launches Gene Autry on his most stirring adventure! Riders in the Sky finds investigator Gene Autry helping a gal clear her father's name who is accused of murdering a gambler. When the leader of the gamblers gets involved, it’s up to Gene and his comic sidekick pal Pat Buttram to outwit and outfight the badland badmen. (1949)

SAGINAW TRAIL

Gene Autry, a captain in Hamilton's Rangers in 1827, is sent to investigate the murders of settlers in Michigan’s Saginaw Valley wilderness. With the help of his friend Smiley Burnette and two young homesteaders, Gene soon discovers that rich fur trader Jules Brissac is behind the staged Indian raids. It will take several songs and a sword fight for Gene to rounds up the bad guys to make the region safe for everyone! (1953)

Bonus Features

  • Gene Autry & Pat Buttram at the Melody Ranch Theater
  • Excerpts from 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
400 min
Aspect Ratio ?
1.33:1
Color
Black & White
Language
English
Region
1
Rating
Not Rated
Production Date
Various
Closed-Captioned ?
Yes
Subtitles

Gene Autry Collection 8

TITLE NAME
Director John English
Actor Champion
Actor Gene Autry
Actor Peggy Stewart
Actor Sterling Holloway
Actor William Henry
Writer Jack Natteford
Writer Luci Ford
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