THE COWBOYS AND THE INDIANS
GENE AND CHAMPION GO ON THE WARPATH TO PROTECT THE FIRST AMERICANS AGAINST PALE-FACED RENEGADES!
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).” (1949)
THE BLAZING SUN
GENE AND CHAMPION BRING BANK ROBBERS TO JUSTICE WITH
A POSSE OF TWO GUN-TOTIN’ GALS!
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. (1950)
HILLS OF UTAH
GENE’S A DOCTOR ON HORSEBACK!
Packin’ pills and pistols in Coffin Gap, where a killing a day keeps all the other doctors away!
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.” (1951)
On Top Of Old Smokey
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!
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. (1953)