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Fun Autry Fact:

When the famous "Hollywood" sign fell into disrepair in 1978, various entertainers agreed to buy a letter for $27,777.77. Gene bought the first "L."

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Film Info

Robin Hood of Texas

1947
Republic Pictures
Production #: 1604
72 minutes

Synopsis:
Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys, flat broke and stranded, are unjustly arrested as musical bank bandits. Released by police as decoys to locate the loot, Gene and the boys renovate a dude ranch only to find themselves in trouble with the real bank robbers and rival gangsters in search of the money.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Virginia Lynne Roberts
Droopy Sterling Holloway
Julie Reeves Adele Mara
Duke Mantel James Cardwell
Nick Castillo John Kellogg
Lacey Ray Walker
Jim Preston Michael Branden
Ace Foley Paul Bryar
Captain Danforth James Flavin
Mrs. O'Brien Dorothy Vaughn
Mr. Hamby Stanley Andrews
Sheriff Alan Bridge
Musical Group Cass County Boys
Champion, Jr. Champion, Jr., Wonder Horse of the West

Songs:

THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A GOOD OLD-FASHIONED HOEDOWN Gene Autry and Cass County Boys
GOIN' BACK TO TEXAS Gene Autry and Cass County Boys
MERRY-GO-ROUNDUP Cass County Boys
YOU'RE THE MOMENT OF A LIFETIME Gene Autry and Cass County Boys
YOU'RE THE MOMENT OF A LIFETIME Gene Autry and Cass County Boys
GOIN' BACK TO TEXAS Gene Autry and Cass County Boys

Crew:

Directed by Lesley Selander
Associate Producer Sidney Picker
Original Screenplay John K. Butler and Earle Snell
Director of Photography William Bradford
Musical Director Morton Scott
Orchestrations by Nathan Scott
Film Editor Harry Keller
Sound Fred Stahl
Art Director Paul Youngblood
Costume Supervision Adele Palmer
Set Decorations John McCarthy, Jr. and Charles Thompson
Special Effects Howard and Theodore Lydecker
Makeup Supervision Bob Mark