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Gene Autry Collection 2

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Gene Autry
Collection 2

Released:
May 22, 2012
By Timeless Media Group

Includes:
The Cowboy and the Indians
(1949)
The Blazing Sun
(1950)
Hills of Utah (1951)
On Top of Old Smoky (1953)

Gene Autry is the only entertainer with all five stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, one each for Radio, Recording, Motion Pictures, Television and Live Performance. He was the silver screen's first singing cowboy and is credited with creating the genre of the musical B Western. As the star of 89 feature films, Gene brings music, comedy and action to each of his roles. Now, for the first time on DVD, Gene Autry's rollicking big screen adventures and unforgettable tunes are brought home in theses Western classics, fully restored and uncut from Autry's personal film archives.

Four fully restored films are featured in the
Gene Autry Collection 2 DVD set.

The Cowboy and the Indians

The Cowboy and the Indians
1949
Running Time:
Approximately 70 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis
GENE AND CHAMPION GO ON THE WARPATH TO PROTECT THE FIRST AMERICANS AGAINST PALE-FACED RENEGADES!

The Cowboy and the Indians The Cowboy and the Indians The Cowboy and the Indians The Cowboy and the Indians

Opposed by a crooked trading post owner, Gene Autry tries to help neighboring Navajos suffering from malnutrition. When the Navajo chief is found robbed of his priceless turquoise necklace and unconscious, suspicion falls on his next in command, who joins forces with Gene to help the starving tribe. Sheila Ryan, Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels and Champion, World's Wonder Horse round out the cast in this modern story with Old West thrills. This is the only film in which Gene sings his holiday classic "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)."

The Cowboy and the Indians Special Features:
Gene Autry & Pat Buttram at the Melody Ranch Theater
The Gene Autry Melody Ranch Radio Show December 24, 1949
Photo Gallery – Publicity Stills plus Poster Art & Lobby Cards
Trivia & Movie Facts
The Blazing Sun

The Blazing Sun
1950
Running Time:
Approximately 70 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
GENE AND CHAMPION BRING BANK ROBBERS TO JUSTICE WITH A POSSE OF TWO GUN-TOTIN' GALS!

The Blazing Sun The Blazing Sun The Blazing Sun The Blazing Sun

Bank investigator Gene Autry and pal Mike hunt bank robbers Al Bartlett and Trot Lucas. To throw off his pursuers, Bartlett kills his own twin brother and Lucas hoping that Gene and the Sheriff will believe him dead. A crooked townsman, plastic surgery, a mysterious woman and a runaway train make this western one of Gene's most action packed! Starring Pat Buttram, Lynne Roberts, Alan Hale, Jr. and, of course, Champion, World's Wonder Horse.

The Blazing Sun Special Features:
Gene Autry & Pat Buttram at the Melody Ranch Theater
The Gene Autry Melody Ranch Radio Show November 18, 1950
Photo Gallery – Publicity Stills plus Poster Art & Lobby Cards
Trivia & Movie Facts
Hills of Utah

Hills of Utah
1951
Running Time:
Approximately 70 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
GENE'S A DOCTOR ON HORSEBACK! Packin' pills and pistols in Coffin Gap, where a killing a day keeps all the other doctors away!

Hills of Utah Hills of Utah Hills of Utah Hills of Utah

As a "doctor on horseback," Gene Autry returns to the frontier town where his father was murdered and finds a feud raging between mine owner Jayda McQueen and cattleman Bowie French. Gene tries to steer clear of the feud, but things get complicated when a boy mysteriously dies and McQueen comes gunning for the doctor. In addition to trusty steed Champion, this film stars Pat Buttram, Elaine Riley, Donna Martell, and Denver Pyle plus Gene sings his Easter hit "Peter Cottontail."

Hills of Utah Special Features:
Gene Autry & Pat Buttram at the Melody Ranch Theater
The Gene Autry Melody Ranch Radio Show November 10, 1951
Photo Gallery – Publicity Stills plus Poster Art & Lobby Cards
Trivia & Movie Facts
On Top of Old Smoky

On Top of Old Smoky
1953
Running Time:
Approximately 60 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
GENE TOPS THEM ALL AGAIN! He's singing out the best western ballads and smoking out the West's worst badmen, taming the town that shamed Texas!

On Top of Old Smoky On Top of Old Smoky On Top of Old Smoky On Top of Old Smoky

Gene Autry, star of a singing show with the Cass County Boys billed as "Gene Autry and his Texas Rangers," is mistaken for a real Ranger in the tough town of Mountain City. Gene soon swings into action to help Jen Larrabee, the owner of a toll road who is having trouble with the local doctor and a gambler who both want Jen to relinquish her property, which contains valuable mica deposits. Smiley Burnette, Gail Davis, Shelia Ryan and Champion are featured in this musical western.

On Top of Old Smoky Special Features:
Gene Autry & Pat Buttram at the Melody Ranch Theater
The Gene Autry Melody Ranch Radio Show June 13, 1953
Photo Gallery – Publicity Stills plus Poster Art & Lobby Cards
Trivia & Movie Facts


Two DVD Box Set
Audio Format: Mono
Screen Format: Full Frame
Color: B&W Original Languages: English
Other Languages: None Region Code: Region 1
(U.S. and Canada only)
Running Time:
441 minutes
Not Rated
Closed Captioned


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