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News Archive: 2007

Gene Autry Double Features at The Autry National Center
June 20, 2007

Join us at the Autry National Center on selected Saturdays through the run of the museum's exhibit Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West: The Centennial Exhibition 1907-2007 when we screen double feature of the films that turned everyone's favorite singing cowboy into an American icon. Two fully restored classics are shown that share a theme or topic with a discussion led by guest speakers.

For the dates and movies information please see the details below. Screenings are from 1:00PM to 5:00PM in the museum's Wells Fargo Theater.

The Gene Autry Double Features are free with museum admission.

For Autry National Center membership information
visit the museum on line here.

Saturday, July 14th

"The New Deal in the Old West"

Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937)
Man From Music Mountain (1938)
Man from Music Mountain
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment and Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin
Saturday, July 21st
Tumbling Tumbleweeds

"Gene Autry, Roy Rogers,
and the B Western"

Tumbling Tumbleweeds (1935)
Under Western Stars (1938)
Under Western Stars
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment, Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin, and author Cheryl Rogers-Barnett
Saturday, August 11th
Hills of Utah

"Gene Autry's Leading Ladies"

Hills of Utah (1951)
Whirlwind (1951)
Whirlwind
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment, author Boyd Magers, and actresses Elaine Riley and Donna Martell
Saturday, August 25th
Back in the Saddle

"The Cowboy and the Environment"

Back in the Saddle (1941)
Riders of the Whistling Pines (1949)
Riders of the Whistling Pines
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment and Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin
Saturday, September 8th
Under Fiesta Stars

"Champion – Wonder Horse
of the West"

Under Fiesta Stars (1941)
Strawberry Roan (1948)
Strawberry Roan
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment and author Petrine Mitchum
Saturday, November 10th
In Old Monterey

"Sgt. Gene Autry – Preparing America for World War II"

In Old Monterey (1939)
South of the Border (1939)
South of the Border
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment and Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin
Saturday, December 8th
The Big Show

"Sing Me a Song of the Saddle – Music and Musical Acts of Gene Autry Films"

The Big Show (1936)
Blue Canadian Rockies (1952)
Blue Canadian Rockies
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment and Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin
Saturday, December 8th
The Last Round-Up

"Gene Autry and Native Americans"

The Last Round-Up (1947)
The Cowboy and the Indians (1949)
The Cowboys and the Indians
Guest Speaker: Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin
Saturday, January 5th, 2008
Rovin' Tumbleweeds

"Washington Cowboy"

Rovin' Tumbleweeds (1939)
On Top of Old Smoky (1953)
On Top of Old Smoky
Guest Speakers: Karla Buhlman, Vice President Gene Autry Entertainment and Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin
Saturday, January 12th, 2008
Melody Trail

"The Gene Autry Rodeo"

Melody Trail (1935)
Bells of Capistrano (1942)
Bells of Capistrano
Guest speakers: Karla Buhlman, vice president of Gene Autry Entertainment, Jim Ryan, author of The Rodeo and Hollywood, and Michael Duchemin, curator of Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West: The Centennial Exhibition, 1907 – 2007

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