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Film Info

Rovin' Tumbleweeds

1939
Republic Pictures
Production #: 904
63 minutes

Synopsis:
Rancher Gene Autry takes a job singing on the radio to aid farmers and ranchers whose lands were destroyed by raging floods.  His radio popularity propels him into politics and he is elected to Congress. Blaming crooked politicians for the disaster, Gene tries to put through a flood control bill and finds he has a lot to learn. 

Cast:
Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Frog Millhouse Smiley Burnette
Mary Ford Mary Carlisle
Steve Holloway Douglass Dumbrille
Senator Tim Nolan William Farnum
Storekeeper Lee "Lasses" White
Satchel Ralph Peters
Fuller Gordon Hart
Zeke Vic Potel
Blake Jack Ingram
Eddie Sammy McKim
Higgins Reginald Barlow
Congressman Eddie Kane
Craig Guy Usher
Musical Group Pals of the Golden West
Champion Champion

Songs:
OLE PEACEFUL RIVER Gene Autry and Extras
AWAY OUT YONDER Gene Autry
ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE CELL Smiley Burnette
PARADISE IN THE MOONLIGHT Gene Autry
BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN Gene Autry and Pals of the Golden West
ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Smiley Burnette and Pals of the Golden West
HURRAY Smiley Burnette
A GIRL LIKE YOU Gene Autry
AWAY OUT YONDER Extras

Crew:
Directed by George Sherman
Associate Producer William Berke
Original Screenplay Betty Burbridge – Dorrell McGowan – Stuart McGowan
Production Manager Al Wilson
Photography William Nobles
Film Editor Tony Martinelli
Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar