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The Old Corral (1936)

Approved | | Western | 21 December 1936 (USA)
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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Eleanor Spencer, aka Jane Edwards (as Hope Manning)
Sons of the Pioneers ...
O'Keefe Brothers
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Champ - Gene's Horse
Cornelius Keefe ...
Martin Simms
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Garland - Simms partner
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Mike Scarlotti
Milburn Morante ...
Clem Snodgrass
Abe Lefton ...
Abe - Rodeo Announcer
Merrill McCormick ...
Joe (Scarlotti henchman)
Charles Sullivan ...
Frank - Scarlotti Henchman
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Tony - Scarlotti Driver
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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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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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1.37 : 1
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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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Connections

Featured in Gene Autry: White Hat, Silver Screen (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

He's Gone, He's Gone Up the Trail
(uncredited)
Written by Tim Spencer
Sung by the Sons of the Pioneers in jail
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Fun to watch
28 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is fun to watch this old movie and see a young Roy Rogers as well as Gene Autry. Sure, by today's standards it is corny, but that is a lot of the fun. Plus, it is a history lesson of autos and buses of the time.

I like to guess where the outdoor scenes were done. Looks like some Lone Pine background in much of it. The music is uncomplicated and harmonic whichseems unappreciated today.

Another fun aspect of this era of Westerns is the blending of "modern" technology with the old west. A curious technical "error" can be seen when the brothers are behind bars in jail with their guns on.


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