When nasty land developers try to bilk honest ranchers who don't know their land holds lots of gold, Gene puts a stop to it.

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Rustlers using modern technology (airplanes, shortwave radios, refrigerated trucks) are Gene's target.

Director: Joseph Kane
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Ann Rutherford
Action | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Gene Autry's stolen horse turns up in a ghost town where Gene goes after he is left stranded during a stagecoach race.

Director: John English
Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Nan Leslie
Crime | Musical | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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.

Director: Joseph Kane
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Irene Manning
Certificate: Passed Music | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Gene and Frog, out to stop a bunch of cattle rustlers, assume the identities of what they believe to be dead bandits, which soon gets them in big trouble.

Director: Mack V. Wright
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Armida
Certificate: Passed Action | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Autry and his buddies have a horse selling business which is threatened by a tractor company which claims horses are out of date.

Director: Joseph Kane
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Joan Valerie
Certificate: Passed Action | Music | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Gene and Frog set out to find out who has been causing the accidents at a dam construction site.

Director: B. Reeves Eason
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Frances Grant
Certificate: Passed Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A bunch of businessmen are out to kidnap a former partner's son so he won't squeal on them. Guess who must stop them.

Director: Frank McDonald
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Gene and Smiley help an all-too-proper girl Connie in her attempt to run a cattle ranch.

Director: William Morgan
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Fay McKenzie
Saddle Pals (1947)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Someone is trying to drive wealthy land owner Waldo Brooks into bankruptcy, and Gene is just the guy to expose the badguys.

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: Gene Autry, Champion Jr., Lynne Roberts
Certificate: Passed Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

As executor of the owner's will, singing ranch foreman Gene must see that the daughter/heiress doesn't marry without his approval.

Director: Joseph Kane
Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes
Action | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Gene protects young Larry Evans, wrongly accused of murder, while trying to find the real badguys.

Director: John English
Stars: Gene Autry, Barbara Britton, Chill Wills
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Autry is out to capture a pair of bank robbers.

Director: John English
Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Lynne Roberts
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Cast

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Carol Hughes ...
Sally Payne ...
Patsy
Ivan Miller ...
Scanlon
Ed Cassidy ...
Brady (as Edward Cassidy)
Lew Kelly ...
Bowdie Bill
Howard Chase ...
Abbott
Al Terry ...
Buddy (as Albert Terry)
Frankie Marvin ...
Larry
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Martin
Lloyd Ingraham ...
Harmon
Lillian Drew ...
Mrs. Chris
Al Taylor ...
Hank
Joe Yrigoyen ...
Pete
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Storyline

Scanlon is pulling off a land swindle by selling lots in a ghost town claiming the power company is bringing in a line. As a bonus he throws in shares in a worthless gold mine. Gene is on to Scanlon and tries to get him to buy back the deeds by salting the mine with gold. But when a new vein is really discovered Gene has to stop the sales but is trapped in the mine by Scanlon's men. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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A Ghost Town Comes to Life!

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Comedy | Music | Western

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15 August 1938 (USA)  »

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(RCA "High Fidelity" Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Harry Harvey and Murdock MacQuarrie are listed as cast members by a modern source, but they were not seen in the film. See more »

Quotes

Gene Autry: Now how do you expect to run all this junk without electricity?
Frog Millhouse: Well, we're gonna have electricity.
Gene Autry: Sure you will if lightning strikes you.
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Connections

Featured in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

The Man From Music Mountain
(uncredited)
Written by Peter Tinturin, Jack Lawrence and Eddie Cherkose
Performed by Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette and Cowboys
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A B-plus oater
7 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not to be confused with the later Roy Rogers film (THE Man from Music Mountain), this is very much a Poverty Row assembly-line oater, yet it's also better than most by far. For one thing, Autrey's foe isn't so much a villainous individual as a corporate usurper trying to suck the lifeblood by duplicitous means from an already-impoverished mining town that might or might not have a still-unmined gold reservoir. FDR would approve! For another, the musical sequences are frequent and often humorously eccentric. (I loved the number partially played on sleigh bells.) The whole thing is pretty tongue-in-cheek, with more singin' and yappin' than ridin' and shootin' until the last reel. I saw fhis on a cheap DVD collection (50 Gunslinger Classics) and it looked fine. I need to fill ten lines, right? Kerfuffle. Kablooey.


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