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DVD Box Set Information

Gene Autry Collection 7

 

Released: August 26, 2014
By Timeless Media Group

Includes:
Tumbling Tumbleweeds (1935)
The Old Corral (1936)
Prairie Moon (1938)
Carolina Moon (1940)

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 his roles. Now, for the first time in a DVD collection, Gene Autry's rollicking big screen adventures and unforgettable tunes are brought home in these Western classics, fully restored and uncut from Autry's personal film archives.

Four fully restored films are featured in the Gene Autry Collection 7 DVD set.

Individual Film Synopses

Tumbling Tumbleweeds
1935
Running Time:
Approximately 61 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
RADIO'S SINGING COWBOY TAKES TO THE SADDLE IN A MUSICAL ACTION-DRAMA


Billed as "a new kind of entertainment with music, thrills and comedy" in 1935, Tumbling Tumbleweeds presented Gene Autry as "radio's silver voice now heard on the talking screen in trills, thrills and spills." Singing cowboy Gene Autry is thrown into the midst of the mysterious killing of his father and to make matters worse, his best friend is accused of the crime. This rip-roaring Western has daring rescues, an old time medicine show, fast riding, hard-hitting fistfights, rib-tickling antics from Smiley Burnette and the sensational songs of Gene Autry! (1935)

Gene sings "I'll Yodel My Troubles Away," "Tumbling Tumbleweeds," "Cowboy Medicine Show" with Smiley Burnette, "Ridin' Down the Canyon," and "That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine." Smiley sings "Corn Fed and Rusty."

Tumbling Tumbleweeds Special Features:

The Old Corral
1936
Running Time:
Approximately 56 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
TOMMY-GUNS AGAINST SIX-SHOOTERS! AUTOMATICS AGAINST RIFLES! EASTERN RACKETEERS MAKE THEIR LAST STAND AGAINST A WESTERN SHERIFF IN AN ACTION-JAMMED BATTLE OF BULLETS AND BRAINS!


Nightclub singer Eleanor Spencer flees Chicago after witnessing a murder committed by her boss, gangster Mike Scarlotti. Fearing for her safety, Eleanor heads West and is soon recognized by a crooked saloon owner Martin Simms. Sheriff Gene Autry also recognizes her and comes to her aid. Sheriff Autry and Deputy Frog Millhouse must also contend with the O'Keefe Brothers (the Sons of the Pioneers with Roy Rogers) and a wild cattle stampede! With Smiley Burnette, Hope Manning, Lon Chaney, Jr. and Champion. (1936)

Gene sings "The Old Corral," "Money Ain't No Use Anyhow," and with Hope Manning sings "In the Heart of the West". Hope also sings "With All May Heart." Smiley Burnette sings "Five Man Band" and the Sons of the Pioneers sing "Down Along the Sleepy Rio Grande," "He's Gone, He's Gone Up The Trail," "Silent Trails" and with Gene they sing "So Long Old Pinto."

The Old Corral Special Features:

Prairie Moon
1938
Running Time:
Approximately 58 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
GENE AUTRY TEACHES GOOD OLD FASHIONED WESTERN LAW TO A BUNCH OF SUPER MODERN RANGE RUSTLERS...WITH SIX-GUNS!


When Deputy Sheriff Gene Autry agrees to become the guardian of a dying friend's three young sons from Chicago, he soon learns that the boys are a pack of ruffians and not the least bit impressed with cowboys and ranch life. The boys make things miserable for Gene's sweetheart and schoolteacher Peggy Shaw, but things really get complicated when the local cattle rustler covertly wins the young hoodlums' regard, promising to let them into his gang while secretly planning to adopt the boys and thereby gain control of their inherited ranch to carry on his rustling activities. With Smiley Burnette, Shirley Deane, Tommy Ryan, Walter Tetley, David Gorcery and Champion. (1938)

Gene and Smiley Burnette sing "Rhythm of the Hoofbeats" and "In the Jailhouse Now." Smiley sings "The Story of Trigger Joe." Plus Gene sings "The Girl in the Middle of my Heart" and "The West, A Nest, and You."

Prairie Moon Special Features:

Carolina Moon
1940
Running Time:
Approximately 65 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Synopsis:
GENE AUTRY IS HEADIN' SOUTH! AND HE'S BRINGING SIX-GUN LAW AND RANGELAND MELODY TO THE OLD PLANTATION.


Rodeo Cowboys Gene Autry and Frog Millhouse journey South to retrieve a valuable thoroughbred horse which Gene believes he bought. But Caroline Stanhope, the granddaughter of the original owner, thinks Gene acquired the horse by trickery. Gene soon discovers a series of complications, including a pending tax auction on the Stanhope plantation, a lecherous villain, a fox hunt, and Gene competing in a steeplechase! With Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Mary Lee, Eddy Waller, Hardie Albright, Jimmie Lewis and His Texas Cowboys, and Champion. (1940)

Gene sings "At the Rodeo" with Jimmie Lewis and His Texas Cowboys, "Carolina Moon" with Smiley Burnette and Mary Lee, "Dreaming Dreams that Won't Come True" with June Storey, and "Say Si Si" with June Storey and Mary Lee. Smiley and Mary Lee sing "Me and My Echo." Songs also performed are "Swanee River" and"Climbin' Up D' Mountain."

Carolina Moon 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:
428 minutes
Not Rated
Closed Captioned

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