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Gene Autry Westerns

 

Boyd Magers
Released July 2007
Empire Publishing
450 Pages
285 Photos

Now for the first time ever, Gene Autry's entire western film career is documented in one book. Gene Autry Westerns presents detailed information for Gene's entire Mascot, Republic and Columbia motion picture Westerns as well as his half hour television episodes. Author Boyd Magers worked closely with Gene Autry Entertainment and was granted access to Gene Autry's personal film files, documents, and photo archive to research this amazing book.

Each Film Write-Up Contains:

  • Release Date
  • Major Production Credits
  • Complete Cast Listing, Including Character Played
  • Song Information Including Songwriter Credits and Performers
  • Running Time
  • Filming Dates
  • Biography Information of Major Players including Smiley Burnette, Pat Buttram, the Cass County Boys, Herbert J. Yates, and Various Directors, Heavies, Songwriter and Leading Ladies
  • Filming Locations
  • Budget and Negative Cost
  • Stunt People Involved
  • Film Synopsis and Analysis
  • Author Notes and Comments Including Working Titles, Salaries, Film and Cast Background Information
  • Film Comments From Gene and Many Other Cast Members
  • Theater Exhibitor Comments at the Time of Release

Bonus Material Features:

  • Where To Find Individual Songs In Gene's Films
  • Recurrent Themes In Gene's Westerns
  • Gene In Print
  • Gene's Appearance In Film Short Subjects and Various Television Shows
  • Songs Written By Gene Used in Other Movies
  • Gene's "Top 10s" As Selected by 13 Noted Autry Enthusiasts
  • Handy Reference Tables Listing, By Film and TV Titles, All of Gene's Sidekicks, Leading Ladies, Musical Groups, Screenwriters, Directors, Locations
  • Champion Chronology
  • Special Foreword/Afterword Commentaries by Actors Dick Jones and Jimmy Hawkins

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