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Film Info

Beyond the Purple Hills

1950
Columbia Pictures
Production #: 977
70 minutes

Synopsis:
Gene Autry becomes the new Sheriff of Cottonwood after bank robbers kill the former sheriff. When Judge Beaumont is murdered, circumstantial evidence points to the judge's wild son, Jack, as the killer. Gene, believing the young man innocent, tries to help him and battles a lynch mob.

Cast:
Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Mike Rawley Pat Buttram
Molly Rayburn Jo Dennison
Amos Rayburn Don Beddoe
Rocky Morgan James Millican
Chip Beaumont Don Reynolds (Brown Jug)
Jack Beaumont Hugh O'Brian
Judge Beaumont Roy Gordon
Sheriff Whiteside Harry Harvey
Band at July 4th Celebration Cass County Boys
Little Champ Little Champ
Champion Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Songs:
BEYOND THE PURPLE HILLS Gene Autry
DEAR HEARTS AND
GENTLE PEOPLE
Gene Autry

Crew:
A Gene Autry Production
Directed by John English
Produced by Armand Schaefer
Written by Norman S. Hall
Director of Photography William Bradford
Art Director Harold MacArthur
Film Editor Richard Fantl
Set Decorator George Montgomery
Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
Musical Director Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Song "Beyond the
Purple Hills" by
Charles Kenny – Nick Kenny
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