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Sioux City Sue (1946)

Utilizing a script from 1939's "She Married a Cop" with a 1946 Hit Parade song for the title, Gene Autry's screen return following his WW II Army Air Corps service, "Sioux City Sue" has ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank McDonald

Writer:

Olive Cooper (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gene Autry ... Gene Autry
Champion Jr. Champion Jr. ... Champ - Gene's Horse (as Champion - Wonder Horse of the West)
Lynne Roberts ... Sue Warner
Sterling Holloway ... Nellie Bly
Richard Lane ... Jefferson Lang
Ralph Sanford ... Big Gulliver
Ken Lundy Ken Lundy ... Jody
Helen Wallace ... Miss Price
Pierre Watkin ... G.W. Rhodes
The Cass County Boys The Cass County Boys ... Musical Cowhands (as Cass County Boys)
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Utilizing a script from 1939's "She Married a Cop" with a 1946 Hit Parade song for the title, Gene Autry's screen return following his WW II Army Air Corps service, "Sioux City Sue" has Hollywood talent scout Sue Warner (Lynne Roberts) in search of a singing cowboy and finding and offering cattle rancher Gene Autry (Gene Autry) a contract. He agrees to go to Hollywood if there is a part for his horse Champion. Gene isn't aware they only want to use his voice in an animated cartoon. After the preview, he and Champ depart in a huff (Well, actually, Champ was in a trailer). The annoyed Sue also follows and gets work on Gene's ranch as a cook. Later, the studio heads, while looking at Gene's screen test, decide he is a natural and want to sign him to a contract. After a few misunderstandings, Gene realizes that Sue is sincere, and he signs a contract to star in a musical western, but first he has to stop a cattle stampede and rout a gang of rustlers trying to blow up his ranch dam. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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New Songs! New Laughs! New Adventures! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Cowboy em Hollywood See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The budget (expected cost of production) for this film was exactly $175,920. The actual cost was exactly $177,130. See more »

Quotes

[Sue and Jefferson are conversing on the phone]
Jefferson Lang, Paragon Pictures: Suzy, pet, you've done it! Who is he, where did you find him and where are you?
Sue Warner: In Whispering Rock. A town? Heh-heh. It's a mudpie with people.
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Version of She Married a Cop (1939) See more »

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Another Autry adventure with more comedy than usual
4 November 2002 | by funkyfrySee all my reviews

Fun Autry film with less music and action than usual, but more outright comedy, in a better story than some he's done. This one has him going to Hollywood to raise money to save the ranch (which was only imperiled by the Hollywood duo, Roberts and Holloway, driving their car through their cattle drive, in the first place) and being tricked into providing the voice for an animated donkey -- literally making an a@* out of himself before his amused "manly" fellows and townsfolk. Of course, his "real" acting talent is discovered and yes, he does get the talent-scout girl.

OK directing and OK acting from the support crew. Nice to see Autry in a bit of a different movie.


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