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Film Info

Texans Never Cry

1951
Columbia Pictures
Production #: 8009
68 minutes

Synopsis:
Texas Ranger Sergeant Gene Autry and his pal, Pecos Bates, save from eviction the family of Nancy Carter, whose father has purchased fake Mexican lottery tickets. Gene suspects that Tracy Wyatt heads the lottery counterfeit gang, but there is no evidence. Newspaper publisher Frank Bagley supplies the paper for the tickets and uses his daughter Rita as the courier. Fearing that Gene is getting too close in uncovering their racket, the gang hires Steve Diamond to murder Gene. Gene is captured by Diamond and brought to the gang's hideout, but after a blazing gunfight, Gene and his Rangers bring the criminals to justice.

Cast

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Pecos Bates Pat Buttram
Rita Bagley Mary Castle
Steve Diamond Russ Hayden
Nancy Carter Gail Davis
Tracy Wyatt Richard Powers
Blackie Knight Don Harvey
Frank Bagley Roy Gordon
Champion Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Songs

TEXANS NEVER CRY Studio Singers
RIDE, RANGER, RIDE Gene Autry, Extras
TEXANS NEVER CRY Gene Autry

Crew

A Gene Autry Production
Director Frank McDonald
Producer Armand Schaefer
Writer Norman S. Hall
Director of Photography William Bradford
Art Director Charles Clague
Film Editor James Sweeney
Set Decorator George Montgomery
Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
Musical Director Mischa Bakaleinikoff