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Film Info

Valley of Fire

1951
Columbia Pictures
Production #: 8010
64 minutes

Synopsis:
Mayor Gene Autry, with the help of Marshal Breezie Larrabee, ousts crooked gambler Tod Rawlings and his gambling hall hostess from Quartz Creek, circa 1850. Gene then beats back an attempt by Rawlings to kidnap an incoming caravan of brides, whose presence in the community will certainly result in law and order. One of the arrivals, Laurie, is attracted to Steve Guilford, a conman working for Rawlings, but turns against him when she learns of his association with the frontier killer. Rawlings and his crew try once more to take over the town but Gene and the townsmen smash the bandits after a gun battle.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Breezie Larrabee Pat Buttram
Laurie Gail Davis
Steve Guilford Russell Hayden
Bee Laverne Christine Larson
Tod Rawlings Harry Lauter
Grady McKean Terry Frost
Gail Barbara Stanley
Virgil Teddy Infuhr
Widow Blanche Marjorie Liszt
Band Cass County Boys
Champion Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Songs

OH! SUSANNA Pat Buttram
HERE'S TO THE LADIES Gene Autry, Extras
ON TOP OF OLD SMOKY Gene Autry, Cass County Boys, Extras

Crew

A Gene Autry Production
Director John English
Producer Armand Schaefer
Writer Gerald Geraghty
Story Earle Snell
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Art Director Charles Clague
Film Editor James Sweeney, A.C.E.
Set Decorator David Montrose
Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
Musical Director Mischa Bakaleinikoff

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