Gene Autry's career spanned some 70 years in the entertainment industry and he became famous in film, radio, television, and live theater and rodeo performances.
He recorded and wrote hundreds of songs; he was the most successful singing cowboy, completing 93 movies and starring in 91 television productions. Gene Autry was ranked among the most celebrated film stars, and for years was considered to be the most popular Western film actor.
Save the Date! Gene Autry Activities and Events
Updated December 9, 2013
At this time, you'll find the dates and names of the events with further details to come in the days ahead.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
DVD Release of The Gene Autry Show Complete Television Series Box Set Read More
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Gene Autry Double Feature at the Autry Museum Mexicali Rose and Home in Wyomin'Read More
Gene Autry's Cowboy Christmas Posted December 2, 2012
No matter where you find yourself on the planet during the holiday season, chances are you will hear Gene Autry sing his popular Christmas songs Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) and Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer. And if you've ever wondered how Gene wrote Here Comes Santa Claus and how he came to record Rudolph, we've got the answers for you in our special Gene Autry's Cowboy Christmas section.
This is the place to read about Gene's Christmas song history, find Christmas wallpaper for your computer, watch Gene sing Here Comes Santa Claus, plus you'll find Gene's Christmas CDs and other holiday items to purchase. Visit Gene Autry's Cowboy Christmas here.
The Gene Autry Show Complete Television Series DVD Box Set Updated December 10, 2013
Gene Autry's landmark 1950s television series The Gene Autry Show is now available in one complete DVD set.
This 15 disc DVD box set includes all five seasons of the fully restored and uncut episodes from Autry's personal film and television archive. The ninety-one episodes from this Western television series includes Gene Autry's trademark music, comedy and action. The series features a wide range of guest stars including Gail Davis, Denver Pyle, Shelia Ryan, Clayton Moore, Donna Martell, Alan Hale Jr., Elaine Riley, Harry Lauter, William Fawcett, Gloria Winter, Lee Van Cleef, Lyle Talbot, Chill Wills, John Doucette, Fuizzy Knight, the Cass County Boys , and Dick Jones. In addition, an exclusive bonus disc includes classic episodes from the Western television series produced by Gene Autry's Flying A Pictures: The Range Rider, Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill Jr. and The Adventures of Champion.
Saturday Matinee Double Feature
At the Autry National Center Updated November 25, 2013
Two Gene Autry films are screened on the fourth Saturday of every month at the Autry Museum in the Western Legacy Theater inside the Imagination Gallery. Gene Autry'
s onscreen jobs varied from film to film and included ranch foreman, Texas Ranger, and rodeo rider. But one of the more true-to-life jobs that Gene had onscreen was that of radio star. Mexicali Rose and Home in Wyomin' are two of Gene's best musical Westerns in which he is cast as a radio star who solves mysteries in between broadcasts!
For the full 2013 schedule of monthly Gene Autry Double Features, read more here.
New Gene Autry DVD Movie Collection 4 Updated November 12, 2013
The newest Gene Autry feature film DVD set, Gene Autry Collection 4, is now available and includes the fully restored and uncut films The Old Barn Dance, Blue Montana Skies, Sierra Sue, and Cowboy Serenade. This new movie collection features Gene's Republic Pictures pre-war films that have never been released on DVD. All four musical Westerns are fully restored and uncut from the Cowboy's personal film archives. The DVDs include terrific bonus material for each of the four films: Gene Autry and Pat Buttram discussing the film from the Melody Ranch Theater, a Gene Autry Melody Ranch radio show episode, a photo gallery with publicity stills, poster art and lobby cards, plus trivia and movie facts.
For details on the films The Old Barn Dance, Blue Montana Skies, Sierra Sue and Cowboy Serenade such as cast listing, songs, and synopsis, click on the lobby cards below.
Gene Autry Comprehensive info about his career in film, music, TV, radio, and personal appearances. Also Gene's personal "Cowboy Code," biography, achievements, and much more.