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 April 15, 2014
At this time, you'll find the dates and names of the events with further details to come in the days ahead.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Gene Autry Double Feature at the Autry Museum The Strawberry Roan and The Big SombreroRead More
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Gene Autry Collection 6 DVD Release The Strawberry Roan, Rim of the Canyon, Barbed Wire and Winning of the WestRead More
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Gene Autry Double Feature at the Autry Museum Mountain Rhythm and Gaucho SerenadeRead More
Gene Autry YouTube Channel Posted April 15, 2014
Gene Autry Entertainment is pleased to announce the launch of the Official Gene Autry YouTube Channel. At this time, we have a few musical clips from Gene Autry's films and are adding more every week. In the coming months, we plan to have special Gene Autry performances, music, and photos to share with the world on the Official Gene Autry YouTube Channel. We hope that Gene's fans will enjoy watching Gene on their computers, tablets, phones and whatever nifty techno devices surface in the future.
And just in time for Easter, here is Gene singing "Peter Cottontail" from the film Hills of Utah.
Here Comes Peter Cottontail Posted April 2, 2014
The weather is warming up, the daffodils are blooming, and Gene Autry is singing about "Bunny Round-Up Time" so you know that Easter is just around the corner! If you need a soundtrack for your Easter egg hunt, then pick up the album Gene Autry Year-Round Cowboy that includes six classic Gene Autry springtime tunes: Peter Cottontail, The Funny Little Bunny (With the Powder Puff Tail), Bunny Round-Up Time, Sonny the Bunny, Easter Mornin', and The Horse with the Easter Bonnet. Available on CD and iTunes, you can take these festive tunes wherever you happen to hippity hop with a basket full of colorful eggs.
More Movies! Gene Autry Collection 6 Posted April 2, 2014
Have you finished watching the recently released Gene Autry Collection 5 DVD with four Gene Autry movies and hours of bonus material? You have? Good. Would you like some more music, comedy and action from America's Favorite Singing Cowboy? You do? Great! Gene Autry Entertainment and Timeless Media Group are excited to announce the next installment of fully restored Gene Autry movies on DVD: Gene Autry Collection 6 with the fully restored and uncut feature films The Strawberry Roan, Rim of the Canyon, Barbed Wire, and Winning of the West.
The Strawberry Roan, filmed in Cinecolor, was previously released on DVD in 2007 and quickly sold out. This movie is the number one requested DVD with fans and we are delight to re-issue it now with three of Gene's films that are making their DVD debut. Rim of the Canyon, Barbed Wire, and Winning of the West round out this Western collection.
Gene Autry Collection 6 DVD is a two disc set that includes four of Gene's Columbia Pictures films that are all fully restored and uncut from the Cowboy's personal film archives. Plus, each film has terrific bonus material: 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.
Gene Autry Collection 6 DVD will be released on May 6th but you can pre-order this set from the Autry Museum Store today! If you are a member of the Autry National Center of the American West you can use your Museum Discount. Pre-Order Now
For details on the films The Strawberry Roan (1948), Rim of the Canyon (1949), Barbed Wire (1952), and Winning of the West (1953) such as cast listing, songs, and synopsis, click on the lobby cards below.
The Strawberry Roan Movie Stills (click to enlarge)
Rim of the Canyon Movie Stills (click to enlarge)
Barbed Wire Movie Stills (click to enlarge)
Winning of the West Movie Stills (click to enlarge)
Gene Autry Double Features
At the Autry National Center of the American West Updated February 25, 2014
The Gene Autry Double Feature at the Autry Museum on Saturday, April 26th is all about our colorful world. In honor of the Autry Museum's colorful exhibition Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork, this Double Feature presents The Strawberry Roan and The Big Sombrero, the only two color motion pictures Gene Autry made.
For the full 2014 schedule of Gene Autry Double Features at the Autry Museum, read more 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.
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.