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Fun Autry Fact:

When he was a young man, Gene received an offer from a professional baseball team to become a player. Gene turned down the offer because it would have meant a fifty-dollar-a-month pay cut from his telegrapher's job.

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Great Grand Dad
from Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947)


Gene Autry supervises the Cass County Boys and Pokie's (played by Sterling Holloway) performance of "Great Grand-Dad" over the telephone from the 1947 Republic Pictures film Twilight on the Rio Grande.

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