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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.

Book Information

Stars in Khaki: Movie Actors in the Army and Air Services


James E. Wise, Jr. and
Paul W. Wilderson III
Naval Institute Press
241 Pages
Black and white photographs

Filled with celebrity profiles of motion picture stars who served in the U.S. Army and air services from World War I through the Vietnam War, this book includes a section on Gene Autry. Encyclopedic in scope, these portraits draw on interviews with the stars and their families, and on official reports and documents to assure authenticity. A Gene Autry Entertainment favorite.

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