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Fun Autry Fact:

Gene's television production schedule called for him to shoot two episodes of his half-hour television series at the same time.

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Film Info

Home on the Prairie

1939
Republic Pictures
Production #: 803
59 minutes

Synopsis:
Livestock inspectors Gene Autry and Frog Millhouse are accused of favoritism when they try to help an old rancher and his attractive daughter whose cattle appear to be diseased and are doomed to be destroyed. With the aid of a friendly elephant, Gene and Frog uncover the truth.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Frog Millhouse Smiley Burnette
Martha Wheeler June Storey
Wheeler George Cleveland
Doc Summers Jack Mulhall
Belknap Walter Miller
Shelby Gordon Hart
Sheriff Hal Price
Professor Wentworth Earle Hodgins
Carter Ethan Laidlaw
Tom Ross John Beach
Wilson Jack Ingram
Madden Bob Woodward
Musical Group The Rodeoliers
Champion Champion

Songs:

THERE'S NOTHING LIKE WORK Smiley Burnette
I'M GONNA ROUND UP MY BLUES Gene Autry and The Rodeoliers
SHE'LL BE COMIN' ROUND THE MOUNTAIN The Rodeoliers
MOONLIGHT ON THE RANCH HOUSE Gene Autry and June Storey
BIG BULL FROG Gene Autry

Crew:

Director Jack Townley
Associate Producer Harry Grey
Original Screenplay Charles Arthur Powell, Paul Franklin
Production Manager Al Wilson
Photography Reg Lanning
Film Editor Lester Orlebeck
Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar