MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,567 this week

The Last Round-up (1947)

 -  Western  -  5 November 1947 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 50 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 2 critic

Gene is assigned to round up a tribe of Indians squatting on barren land.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Live Chat with Keanu Reeves

We conducted a Live Chat with Keanu about his upcoming film John Wick.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 3299 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
 
a list of 722 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 5409 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Last Round-up (1947)

The Last Round-up (1947) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Last Round-up.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Gene is out to help a crippled jockey when a wild stallion runs away with the speedy mare he plans for the jockey to ride, so Gene takes off in an airplane to bring them back.

Director: John English
Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Peggy Stewart
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Young Joe is paralyzed as he is bucked by a wild horse, a strawberry roan. Angered, his father, Walt, tries to shoot the horse but is stopped by his foreman, Gene Autry. The roan escapes ... See full summary »

Director: John English
Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Gloria Henry
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

After eleven years in prison, Clay Hollister escapes. Two other prisoners escape with him and the three return to find the money that was never recovered. It was supposedly hidden by Clay's... See full summary »

Director: Ray Nazarro
Stars: Philip Carey, Catherine McLeod, Andrew Duggan
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Reporter Steve Hurley is happy when he hears that Crystal McCoy, star of the burlesque show, is to be replaced by her predecessor, Dolly Devoe. Steve hopes Crystal will marry him and give ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield
Stars: Evelyn Ankers, Carleton G. Young, Marion Martin
Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Gandy Goose is helping test artillery by putting an apple on his head (to a swinging version of the William Tell Overture). The first shell is spot on. He backs up against a tree, and this ... See full summary »

Director: Mannie Davis
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Philo goes after a gang of murderous jewel thieves.

Director: Basil Wrangell
Stars: Alan Curtis, Vivian Austin, Frank Jenks
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Champion ...
Gene's Horse
Jean Heather ...
Carol Taylor
...
Charlie Mason
Carol Thurston ...
Lydia Henry
Mark Daniels ...
...
Mike Henry (as Bobby Blake)
Russ Vincent ...
Jeff Henry
The Texas Rangers ...
Singing Quartette
Edit

Storyline

Gene Autry attempts to arrange that both the Indians and ranchers, scheduled to be driven from their land by Mesa City's mew aqueduct, benefit from the deal, which is opposed by town banker Mason. Mason stirs up the Indians against Gene but, with help from school teacher Carol, Gene is able to expose Mason's schemes. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 November 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Tal der Indianer  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Smith: We're confronted with an unusual problem, Mr. Autry. While our population has almost doubled in population in the past five years our water supply has been steadily diminishing. The wells we've depended on would be inadequate under any circumstances, but now they're drying up. Mesa City must have additional water immediately, at any cost.
Gene Autry: Well, assuming that the ranchers accept your proposition, what about the Indians? They have rights, too.
Smith: Well, they'll be given other land, comparable in ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

Edited into Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can't See the Sun When You're Crying
Written by Allan Roberts and Doris Fisher
Sung by Gene Autry with The Texas Rangers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gene's First for Columbia Pictures
28 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mesa City's plans for a new aqua duct set the stage for conflict between the local ranchers and the Native Indian Tribe. Rancher Gene Autry becomes involved when he uncovers a scheme by land baron Charlie Mason (Ralph Morgan) to cheat the local ranchers out of their land by pitting the Indians and ranchers against each other. Mason, with the help of his equally criminally inclined son (Mark Daniels) try to undermine peacemaker Gene's credibility with both sides as he attempts to help resolve the dispute,

This was Gene's maiden voyage for Columbia Pictures. He had just wrapped up a five picture deal with Republic to settle a contract dispute. The move to Columbia gave him a chance to produce a more expansive, higher budget western, which this one is. At a running time of 77 minutes this is one of his longer films. "The Last Round-up" also marked a turning point in the focus and content of Gene's westerns. His previous five post-war Republic pictures were an uneven bunch, playing out more like 1930's screwball comedies or contemporary dramas. "The Last Round-up" was a welcome relief. Directed by John English, it definitely has a more somber feel than his prior movies, though Gene does get in four or five tunes to retain some of the feel of his earlier works.

Beginning with this movie through 1951's "Hills of Utah", Gene's westerns, directed by English are arguably the best he ever did, before eventually succumbing to higher production costs. After watching this movie it's clear Gene got the message change was in the air. His films, for the larger part, adopted a more earthy, socially themed format that reflected the progressive thinking of post-war America. Under English's direction the comic sidekick role was toned down or in some cases eliminated and the Fairytale Automobile-age set was transitioned to a more contemporary type western. Gene's ability to sense the change in public sentiment goes a long way to explain his success not only in movies but in his business ventures and other areas of life. As an indication of things soon to come, Gene uses the new medium of television in this movie to broadcast his message to the Indian Tribe. The same medium in which he would be a pioneer within a few short years.

Ranks up there with Gene's best. 8 of 10*


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Last Round-up (1947) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?