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The Gene Autry Show

Bullets and Bows

Flying A Pictures
Season 2, Episode 22 (2-22)
Production #36
Network: CBS
Running Time: 30 minutes
Black and White

Original Air Date:
Sunday, March 2, 1952

Sponsor: Wrigley's Doublemint Chewing Gum

Brief Synopsis:

Gene’s friend Pat, owner of the town’s tailor shop, gets a shipment of ladies’ clothing by mistake. The error provides a local big shot with a way to get Pat's prime property.

Detailed Synopsis:

The Wild West is swathed in ribbon and silk when tailor Pat Buttram is mistakenly sent a shipment of women's clothes. Burr Ramsey, would-be town kingpin, wants to throw the quiet western town wide open for gambling. He sees his chance for putting Pat, whose shop is the last remaining building standing in the way of a casino, out of business. When the clothes are stolen, Gene Autry tricks Ramsey into proof of the robbery.


Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Pat Buttram Pat Buttram
Joyce Elaine Riley
Sheriff Myron Healy
Frank John Doucette
Burr Ramsey Denver Pyle
Sloan Gregg Barton
Champion Champion, World's
Wonder Horse


Rhythm of the Hoofbeats Gene Autry


Executive in charge
of Production
Armand Schaefer
Directed by George Blair
Producer Louis Gray
Screenplay Robert Schaefer - Eric Freiwald
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Film Editor Anthony Wollner
Musical Director Carl Cotner
Music Supervisor Irving Friedman
Musical Score Walter Greene
Assistant Director Nathan Barragar
Recorded by Glen Glenn Sound Company

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