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The Old Corral (1936)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Musical, Western  |  21 December 1936 (USA)
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As the sheriff of a small western town, Autry sings his way into a relationship with Eleanor, a singer from a Chicago nightclub who earlier witnessed a murder.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Smiley Burnette ...
Irene Manning ...
Eleanor Spencer, aka Jane Edwards (as Hope Manning)
Sons of the Pioneers ...
O'Keefe Brothers
Champion ...
Champ - Gene's Horse
Cornelius Keefe ...
Martin Simms
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Garland - Simms partner
John Bradford ...
Mike Scarlotti
Milburn Morante ...
Clem Snodgrass
Abe Lefton ...
Abe - Rodeo Announcer
Merrill McCormick ...
Joe (Scarlotti henchman)
Charles Sullivan ...
Frank - Scarlotti Henchman
Buddy Roosevelt ...
Tony - Scarlotti Driver
Lynton Brent ...
Dunn - Dealer
Frankie Marvin ...
Wife-beating Prisoner
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As the sheriff of a small western town, Autry sings his way into a relationship with Eleanor, a singer from a Chicago nightclub who earlier witnessed a murder. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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AN EASTERN GANG MEETS A WESTERN SHERIFF (original ad - all caps)

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Crime | Musical | Western

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21 December 1936 (USA)  »

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No Velho Rancho  »

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| (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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Trivia

Film debut of Irene Manning (billed as "Hope Manning"). See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Gene Autry: We're going out to arrest the O'Keefes for highway robbery.
Deputy Frog: Oh, don't kid me. They couldn't even find the highway.
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Featured in Gene Autry: White Hat, Silver Screen (2007) See more »

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He's Gone, He's Gone Up the Trail
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Written by Tim Spencer
Sung by the Sons of the Pioneers in jail
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Good Entertainment
22 January 2002 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

"The Old Corral" has most of what you could ask for in one of these old Westerns, with good action and interesting characters, as well as the variety entertainment that you expect in a Gene Autry feature. It has Autry as a sheriff having to contend with a family of outlaws at the same time that he is trying to protect a woman on the run, and while the plot often lacks credibility, it's entertaining and moves at a good pace. Besides Autry, it has Smiley Burnette in one of his usual roles, and the supporting cast features brief appearances by Lon Chaney, Jr., Roy Rogers, and Edward Platt - quite an assortment. Certainly there's nothing remarkable here, but it's good entertainment that most fans of older Westerns will find enjoyable.


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