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Film Info

In Old Monterey

1939
Republic Pictures
Production #: 802
73 minutes

Synopsis:
Sergeant Gene Autry, formerly a rancher, pretends to quit the Army to persuade stubborn farmers to sell their land for a military proving ground. Gene discovers that unscrupulous men who own a borax mine are keeping the ranchers stirred up with hopes that the government will grow weary of the dealings and pay a much higher price to the mine owners for their land.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Frog Millhouse Smiley Burnette
Jill Whittaker June Storey
George Whittaker George "Gabby" Hayes
The Hoosier Hot Shots The Hoosier Hot Shots
Sarie and Sallie Sarie and Sallie
The Ranch Boys The Ranch Boys
Bugler Stuart Hamblen
Jimmy Whittaker Billy Lee
Stevenson Jonathan Hale
Major Forbes Robert Warwick
Gilman William Hall
Proprietor Eddy Conrad
Champion Champion

Songs:

IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY Gene Autry
BORN IN THE SADDLE Gene Autry
MY BUDDY Gene Autry and The Hoosier Hot Shots
IT LOOKS LIKE RAIN Smiley Burnette and The Hoosier Hot Shots
TUMBLING TUMBLEWEEDS Gene Autry and The Ranch Boys
LITTLE PARDNER Gene Autry
VIRGINIA BLUES The Hoosier Hot Shots
COLUMBIA THE GEM OF THE OCEAN Gene Autry, George "Gabby" Hayes and Extras
VACANT CHAIR Gene Autry and June Storey
IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY Gene Autry

Crew:

Directed by Joseph Kane
Associate Producer Armand Schaefer
Screenplay Gerald Geraghty – Dorrell McGowan – Stuart McGowan
Original Story Gerald Geraghty – George Sherman
Production Manager Al Wilson
Photography Ernest Miller
Film Editor Edward Mann
Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar

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