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Fun Autry Fact:

According to a 1948 Life magazine article, "if [Gene's records] were all shipped to one place, [they] would make up a freight train solid with Western songs and be more than a mile long."

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Film Info

Barbed Wire

1952
Columbia Pictures
Production #: 8079
62 minutes

Synopsis:
In 1878, Gene Autry is a cattle buyer who tries to settle a battle between the cattlemen and homesteaders, when the latter are worked up into a feverish pitch by unscrupulous landowner Steve Rutledge.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Buckeye Buttram Pat Buttram
Gay Kendall Anne James
Uncle John Copeland William Fawcett
Steve Rutledge Leonard Penn
August Gormley Michael Vallon
Musical Group Cass County Boys
Champion Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Songs:

MEXICALI ROSE Gene Autry, Cass County Boys
EZEKIEL SAW THE WHEEL Cass County Boys
OLD BUCK-A-ROO Gene Autry

Crew:

A Gene Autry Production
Director George Archainbaud
Producer Armand Schaefer
Writer Gerald Geraghty
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Art Director Charles Clague
Film Editor James Sweeney, A.C.E.
Set Decorator Frank Tuttle
Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
Musical Director Mischa Bakaleinikoff

Watch a Clip from Barbed Wire: