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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.


Watch a Gene Autry Video Clip

One Hundred Sixty Acres
from The Last Round-Up (1947)

Gene Autry and the singing group the Texas Rangers perform "One Hundred and Sixty Acres" for a television broadcast in Gene's first Columbia Pictures film The Last Round-Up (1947).

The television announcer is Lou Crosby who was an announcer for Gene Autry's Melody Ranch Radio Show.

Written by David Kapp

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