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DVD Box Set Information

Gene Autry Collection 3

 

Released: August 13, 2013
By Timeless Media Group

Includes:
Red River Valley (1936)
Saddle Pals (1947)
Apache Country (1952)
Pack Train (1953)

Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
Gene Autry is the only entertainer with all five stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, one each for Radio, Recording, Motion Pictures, Television and Live Performance. He was the silver screen's first singing cowboy and is credited with creating the genre of the musical B Western. As the star of 89 feature films, Gene brings music, comedy and action to each of his roles. Now, for the first time on DVD, Gene Autry's rollicking big screen adventures and unforgettable tunes are brought home in theses Western classics, fully restored and uncut from Autry's personal film archives.

Collection 3 highlights Gene Autry's comedic sidekicks Smiley Burnette, Sterling Halloway, and Pat Buttram.

Four fully restored films are featured in the
Gene Autry Collection 3 DVD set.

Individual Film Synopses

Red River Valley
1936
Running Time:
Approximately 56 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
YOUR SINGING SON OF THE SADDLE BRAVES DYNAMITE DEATH TO CLEAR HIMSELF OF THE BANDIT BRAND!


Cowhand Gene Autry and his partner, Frog Millhouse, help Arizona cattlemen who are trying to build a dam that will bring water to their parched lands. Unscrupulous businessmen attempt to hinder these plans for their own profit. It soon becomes "construction saboteurs versus Gene and Smiley in a ridin', fightin', excitin' thriller!"

Gene sings "Yodeling Cowboy" and "Red River Valley" and side kick Smiley Burnette sings "Fetch Me Down My Trusty Forty-Five."

Red River Valley Special Features:

Saddle Pals
1947
Running Time:
Approximately 72 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
GOIN' GREAT GUNS... AND HEADIN' YOUR WAY! GENE AND ALL THE GANG IN A GREAT LAUGH AND THRILL-JAMMED ACTION HIT!


Rancher Gene Autry goes to the home of wealthy hypochondriac landowner Waldo Brooks, trying to get rent reductions for all the tenants in the valley. Waldo persuades Gene to switch identities and homes with him while he gets a much-needed vacation, giving Gene power-of-attorney to act for him in all matters. Trouble ensues when Gene learns he must raise $50,000 to save Waldo's properties.

Gene sings "You Stole My Heart," "Amapola," "I Wish I Had Never Met Sunshine," and the Cass County Boys sing "Which Way'd They Go" and "The Covered Wagon Rolled Right Along."

Saddle Pals Special Features:

Apache Country
1952
Running Time:
Approximately 63 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
GENE GOES UNDER COVER FOR THE WHITE HOUSE... TO UNCOVER BANDIT HIDEOUT BEHIND APACHE LINES!


Cavalry scouts Gene Autry and Pat Buttram are ordered by the President to break up a frontier ring which uses Indian raids to cover up its bandit activities. Carolina Cotton assists Gene and Pat, while also seeking revenge against the gang leader who murdered her father. Songs from the Cass County Boys, Carolina and Gene along with Tony Whitecloud's Jemez Indians plus Champion make this a fan favorite.

Musical numbers by Gene, Carolina, and the Cass County Boys include "The Covered Wagon Rolled Right Along," "I Love to Yodel," "Cold, Cold, Heart," and "Crime Will Never Pay." Tony Whitecloud's Jemez Indians perform "Indian War Dance," "Indian Eagle Dance," and "Indian Buffalo Dance."

Apache Country Special Features:

Pack Train
1953
Running Time:
Approximately 60 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
FOOD HIJACKERS GET IT IN THE OLD BREADBASKET... AS GENE WIPES OUT THE BADMEN STARVING OUT THE NEW SETTLERS!


In Pack Train, Gene Autry sets out to aid frontier settlers whose very existence is threatened by a shortage of food and medicine. When mercenary storekeepers divert the promised supplies to gold miners at exorbitant prices, Gene and Smiley Burnette must ride to the rescue. The film also stars Gail Davis, Shelia Ryan and Champion, World's Wonder Horse.

Smiley sings "Hominy Grits," Gene sings "God's Little Candles," and together they sing "Wagon Train."

Pack Train Special Features:


Two-DVD Box Set
Audio Format: Mono Screen Format: Full Frame
Color: B&W Original Languages: English
Other Languages: None Region Code: Region 1
(U.S. and Canada only)
Running Time:
430 minutes
Not Rated
Closed Captioned

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