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Film Info

Night Stage to Galveston

1952
Columbia Pictures
Production #: 8063
62 minutes

Synopsis:
Former Texas Rangers Gene Autry and Pat Buttram work for Galveston newspaper publisher Colonel Bellamy and obtain evidence of corruption in the Texas State Police. When Slayden, head of the Police, learns of this he orders Gene and Pat killed. When they escape unharmed, Slayden kidnaps the publisher's daughter Ann Bellamy and her charge, little Cathy Evans, to prevent Bellamy from printing the evidence. Cathy escapes and leads Gene to Ann. With the help of other ex-rangers, Gene captures Slayden and rescues Ann after a gunfight with the corrupt State Police. The Texas Rangers are returned to their rightful police duties.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Pat Buttram Pat Buttram
Ann Bellamy Virginia Huston
Colonel Bellamy Thurston Hall
Cathy Evans Judy Nugent
Adjutant General Slayden Robert Livingston
Ted Driscoll Harry Cording
Captain Yancey Robert Bice
Kelly Frank Sully
Champion Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Songs:

EYES OF TEXAS Studio Singers
DOWN IN SLUMBERLAND Gene Autry, Studio Singers
THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS Pat Buttram
A HEART AS BIG AS TEXAS Gene Autry
EYES OF TEXAS Studio Singers

Crew:

A Gene Autry Production
Director George Archainbaud
Producer Armand Schaefer
Writer Norman S. Hall
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Art Director Charles Clague
Film Editor James Sweeney, A.C.E.
Set Decorator Al Rickerd
Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
Musical Director Mischa Bakaleinikoff
THE EYES OF TEXAS used through the courtesy of the University of Texas Student's Association.

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