Federal Agent Gene Autry and his sidekick Frog are sent to Mexico to prevent foreign powers from gaining control of Mexican oil refineries and fomenting revolution among the Mexican people.... See full summary »
Gene and his buddies discover that the ranch they bought is really a dairy farm. And worse, it's subject to intimidation from a protection racket that prevents dairy products from safely reaching the market.
This entry in Republic's "Three Mesquiteers" series has a misnomer for a title since the action takes place in Texas and pre-statehood Oklahoma, and the Rocky Mountains are in neither state... See full summary »
Hatfield has his henchman Largo and gang smuggling guns across the border. When guns are smuggled past Ranger Martin, Martin is jailed. The Sheriff, a crony of Hatfield, lets Martin out, ... See full summary »
Don 'Red' Barry,
Stan Borden with the help of the stooge Sheriff is out to get the Toreno ranch. Kicking the peons off the ranch, they kill Miguel's father. Miguel then becomes the masked El Lobo and when ... See full summary »
Don 'Red' Barry,
Arriving in town, Tom Benton quickly teams up with Wallace in his fight with Saunders over a water hole. But Saunders chief henchman is Montana Smith, Tom's old partner and the man that ... See full summary »
Gene is hired to be foreman of the Big Sombrero ranch by Jim Garland, who is handling all the business affairs of the owner, Estrellita Estrada, who is more interested in going to America ... See full summary »
A flood has wiped out the ranchers. Congressman Fuller was against the Flood Control bill so Gene runs against him in the next election and wins. Gene goes to Washington but has no success in passing the bill as Holloway is using his influence to block it. Then just as Gene returns home another disastrous flood hits. Written by
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Gene hitches up and heads for Washington D.C. to fight for flood control. He manages to uncover corruption , sing some songs, and become a champion rodeo rider on the weekends. For an hour long movie like this to have so many irrelevant scenes, you know the screenwriters knew a few things about padding the film. Mary Carlisle is sprightly and engaging as a girl reporter who gradually warms up to Gene and ends up as his biggest fan.
Unfortunately, the film's ending is rather abrupt and forced -- somehow the rich industrialist who has opposed Gene's flood controls at every turn has a change of heart, and he tells everyone that he'll pass the law. This leaves a bad taste in one's mouth -- after all, if he's gonna pass a "good" law, isn't it just as corrupt as if he passed a "bad" law? Wouldn't some kind of plea for more democracy have been more appropriate than a kindly industrialist (this reminds me of the conservative propaganda of MGM's "Boom Town")? Shades of fascist here, but.....well, as long as it's a happy ending.......
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