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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

Sons of New Mexico

1950
Columbia Pictures
Production #: 921
71 minutes

Synopsis:
Cattleman Gene Autry becomes the guardian of a wayward boy who is deeply in debt to a gambler. Gene sends him to the New Mexico Military Institute, hoping to straighten him out, but the lad flees and falls in with bad companions again and is framed for the murder of an ex-jockey.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Eileen MacDonald Gail Davis
Pat Feeney Robert Armstrong
Randy Pryor Dick Jones
Gig Jackson Frankie Darro
Chris Dobbs Irving Bacon
Chuck Brunton Russell Arms
Hannah Dobbs Marie Blake
Rufe Burns Clayton Moore
Walt Sandy Sanders
Champion Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Songs:

NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE MARCH Military Band, Studio Singers
CAN'T SHAKE THE SANDS OF TEXAS FROM MY SHOES Gene Autry
THERE'S A RAINBOW ON THE RIO COLORADO Gene Autry
THE HONEY SONG (HONEY, I'M IN LOVE WITH YOU) Gene Autry
NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE MARCH Military Band, Studio Singers

Crew:

A Gene Autry Production
Director John English
Producer Armand Schaefer
Writer Paul Gangelin
Director of Photography William Bradford
Art Director Harold MacArthur
Film Editor Henry Batista
Set Decorator Sidney Clifford
Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
Musical Director Mischa Bakaleinikoff