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News Archive: 2006

Find out the latest Gene Autry news, which product releases are available and upcoming, get press releases, and info on special events for 2006. Use the links below to read an Official Press Release from Gene Autry Entertainent.

Gene Autry DVDs for The Centennial Year 2007
Updated April 23, 2007

At the height of his movie making career, Gene Autry released eight action-packed musical Westerns a year. Read More

Autry Five-Star Day Pass at the Autry National Center, December 26th thru 29th, 2006
Updated December 8, 2006

December is a busy and happy time for Gene Autry Entertainment with all of Gene Autry's Christmas connections. Read More

Christmas News
Updated December 8, 2006

December is a busy and happy time for Gene Autry Entertainment with all of Gene Autry's Christmas connections. Read More

Gene Autry Westerns
Posted October 2006

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Happy Birthday Gene Autry!
Posted September 27, 2006

Come celebrate Gene Autry's 99th birthday at the Autry National Center's Museum of the American West's store. Read More

Encore Westerns' Gene Autry Movie Marathon
Posted September 27, 2006

Encore Westerns will be celebrating Gene Autry's 99th birthday on September 29, 2006 with a movie marathon. Read More

Bruce Dillman: December 3, 1934 – August 18, 2006
Posted September 27, 2006

Bruce Dillman, long time Gene Autry Friends Fan Club member, died at his home on August 18, 2006 at the age of 71. Read More

Pat Buttram, the Rocking Chair Humorist
Posted August 18, 2006

The anticipated book release of Pat Buttram's biography. Read More

"Gene Autry Ridge" in Los Angeles
Posted August 14, 2006

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names is expected to designate a chaparral-studded area of the Santa Monica Mountains as "Gene Autry Ridge."

  • Read the August 14, 2006 Los Angeles Times Valley Edition article by Steve Chawkins here.
  • See the KCBS2 and KCAL 9 news story with Mrs. Autry and reporter Linda Alvarez here.

Six New DVD Box Sets Now Available
Posted August 1, 2006

For the first time ever, Gene Autry’s feature film DVDs will be available as box sets exclusively at Costco and Sam's Club stores nationwide. Read More

Dinner and a Movie: Gene Autry Westerns
Posted July 9, 2006

Gene Autry Entertainment and the Autry National Center have planned a few get-togethers for the summer and you are invited! Read More

Marvelous Movie Sale At The Autry Museum Store
Posted June 12, 2006

The friendly folks at the Autry Museum Store want you to know that now through July 31st, all Gene Autry movies are on sale 25% off! Read More

Centennial News
Posted June 8, 2006

Gene Autry Entertainment is a very busy place these days as we prepare for the Gene Autry Centennial in 2007. Read More

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at UCLA
Updated May 16, 2006

The Autry National Center Booth Will Host Western Book Signings Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th, 2006 Read More

Best of the Western Badmen at the Autry
Panel Discussion and Booksigning

Updated May 16, 2006

On Sunday, January 22nd, the Autry National Center is hosting a panel discussion and booksigning that is sure to make you boo and hiss! Read More

Digital Singing! Digital Riding! Digital Cowboy!
Gene Autry DVDs for 2006 and 2007

Updated March 16, 2006

Gene Autry Entertainment is pleased to announce the DVD release schedule of fully restored Gene Autry movies for 2006 and 2007 from Image Entertainment. Read More

Honky Tonk Heroes and Hillbilly Angels:
The Pioneers of Country & Western Music

Posted March 6, 2006

Here is the official press release for the book Honky-Tonk Heroes and Hillbilly Angels: The Pioneers of Country and Western Music, by Holly George-Warren and illustrated by Laura Levine from the book's publisher Houghton Mifflin Company. Read More

Official Gene Autry Filmography Book Deal Signed!
Posted February 17, 2006

Gene Autry Entertainment is pleased to announce that Gene Autry’s feature film and television history will be fully documented in an authorized book by renowned Western journalist and author Boyd Magers. Read More