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Fun Autry Fact:

According to a 1948 Life magazine article, "if [Gene's records] were all shipped to one place, [they] would make up a freight train solid with Western songs and be more than a mile long."

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News Archive: 2007

Cowboy Scholar Series
Wide Wide World: The Western

Saturday, October 6, 1:00PM - 3:30PM
At The Autry National Center

Updated October 4, 2007

Join us for a rare glimpse of "The Western," a never-before-released 1958 episode of NBC's A Wide Wide World. This behind-the-scenes look at the most American of movie genres featured special guests Gene Autry, Gail Davis, John Ford, John Wayne, and many others. Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West curator Michael Duchemin will guide an interactive discussion featuring a panel of noted film buffs who will watch the episode with you! A must-see for any Western fan or scholar of American cinema.

This Saturday, October 6th is Museum Free-For-All Free Admission Day at the Autry National Center. Enjoy the Museum's amazing collection and see the special exhibit Gene Autry and the 20th Century West: The Centennial Exhibition, 1907 – 2007 for free! For details read here.

Reservations for the Wide, Wide World screening are required. Please call (323) 667-2000, ex. 300

For Autry National Center membership information
visit the museum online here.


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