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By 1948, the Dell Publishing Company turned out over one million Gene Autry Comics each year.

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Film Info

Saddle Pals

1947
Republic Pictures
Production #: 1606
72 minutes

Synopsis:
Rancher Gene Autry goes to the home of wealthy hypochondriac landowner Waldo Brooks, trying to get rent reductions for all the tenants in the valley. Waldo persuades Gene to switch identities and homes with him while he gets a much-needed vacation, giving Gene power-of-attorney to act for him in all matters. Trouble ensues when Gene learns he must raise $50,000 to save Waldo's properties.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Waldo T. Brooks, Jr. Sterling Holloway
Shelly Brooks Lynne Roberts
Thaddeus Bellweather Irving Bacon
Bradford Collins Damian O'Flynn
William Schooler Charles Arnt
Robin Brooks Jean Van
Dad Gardner Tom London
Leslie Charles Williams
Sheriff Francis McDonald
Dippy George Chandler
Joe Edward Gargan
Cass County Boys Cass County Boys
Champion, Jr. Champion, Jr. Wonder Horse of the West

Songs:

YOU STOLE MY HEART Gene Autry
WHICH WAY'D THEY GO Cass County Boys
THE COVERED WAGON ROLLED RIGHT ALONG Cass County Boys
AMAPOLA Gene Autry
I WISH I HAD NEVER MET SUNSHINE Gene Autry
YOU STOLE MY HEART Gene Autry

Crew:

Director Lesley Selander
Associate Producer Sidney Picker
Screenplay Bob Williams, Jerry Sackheim
Original Story Dorrell and Stuart E. McGowan
Director of Photography Bud Thackery
Musical Director Morton Scott
Film Editor Harry Keller
Sound Earl Crain, Sr.
Art Director Fred Ritter
Costumes Adele Palmer
Set Decorations John McCarthy, Jr., Helen Hansard
Special Effects Howard and Theodore Lydecker
Makeup Supervision Bob Mark

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