The Official Website of Gene Autry, America's Favorite Singing Cowboy

Fun Autry Fact:

In 1940, and probably for several years before and after, the Gene Autry cap pistol was the main industry in Kenton, Ohio, a town of then 7,000.

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VHS Video Information

The Big Show

1936
Running Time:
Approximately 71 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
Movie stunt-double Gene Autry must take the place of temperamental Western star Tom Ford (both roles are played by Gene) at the Texas Centennial. Gene's singing soon leads to complications with girlfriends, studio executives, and gangsters. This 1936 release was filmed on location at the Texas Centennial with musical guests the Beverly Hill Billies, Sons of the Pioneers (with Leonard Slye, later known as Roy Rogers), the Jones Boys, and the Light Crust Doughboys.

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