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News Archive: 2007

Find out the latest Gene Autry news, which product releases are available and upcoming, get press releases, and info on special events for 2007. Use the links below to read an Official Press Release from Gene Autry Entertainent.

Holly George-Warren Book Signings for Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry
Updated December 4, 2007

Author Holly George-Warren is touring the country promoting her new book Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. Read More

Autry National Center Members-Only Happy Holiday Weekend
Saturday, December 1st and Sunday December 2nd

Posted November 26, 2007

At the Autry National Center's Happy Holiday Weekend, Autry members take an ADDITIONAL 10% OFF regularly priced, nonconsignment purchases at both museum stores all weekend long! Read More

Free for 50+ Day at the Autry National Center
Posted November 15, 2007

If you are fifty years old or older, here's an event at the Autry National Center that will give you a chance to see the Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West: The Centennial Exhibition 1907 – 2007 and participate in some fun events for free! Read More

ASCAP Announces Top 25 Holiday Songs
"Winter Wonderland" Tops Most Performed Song List Covering Past Five Years

Posted November 13, 2007

The Top 25 most performed ASCAP holiday songs of the past five years are listed below. Each song includes songwriter credits, and cites the most popular artist version played on radio. Read More

Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
60th Anniversary, 1947 - 2007

Updated November 13, 2007

Gene Autry Entertainment is celebrating the Gene Autry Centennial this year and we're also saluting the 60th anniversary of Gene Autry's classic Christmas song Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane). Read More

Hollywood Heritage Inc. Presents
Evening @ The Barn – Gene Autry Rides Again!

Posted October 18, 2007

The Hollywood Heritage Society will have a tribute to Singing Cowboy Gene Autry with clips and a feature film on Thursday, October 25th. Read More

Cowboy Scholar Series Gene Autry’s Cowboy Code
Updated October 18, 2007

Gene Autry's Saturday matinee saddle pals wanted to be just like their hero. Read More

Gene Autry Movie Marathon
Posted October 5, 2007

Join us on the final day of the exhibit Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West: The Centennial Exhibition 1907-2007 at the Autry National Center for non-stop showings of the best Gene Autry movies and television episodes as voted by museum patrons and visitors to the Official Gene Autry Website. Read More

Mrs. Autry Always an Angel at Heart
Posted October 5, 2007

As far as Jackie Autry is concerned, Bill Buckner has nothing on Dave Henderson. Read More

Here Comes Santa Claus Concert
Posted October 5, 2007

Get in the holiday spirit as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the classic Christmas song that Gene Autry co-wrote and made famous, Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane). Read More

A Thrush in the Sagebrush: Gene Autry at 100
Posted October 2, 2007

"Although Autry's films were aimed at young people ... the movies grapple with many of the themes found in the more acclaimed adult Westerns of such directors as John Ford and Anthony Mann..." Read More

The Best of Flying A Pictures
Posted October 1, 2007

Come watch television classic from Gene Autry's Flying A Pictures production company. Read More

Cowboy Scholar Series
Wide Wide World: The Western

Posted October 1, 2007

Join us for a rare glimpse of "The Western," a never-before-released 1958 episode of NBC's A Wide Wide World. Read More

Remembering Gene Autry The Singing Cowboy Is Still Beloved By His Fans
CBS Sunday Morning

Posted October 1, 2007

"Autry wasn't just the singing cowboy anymore. He was king of the cowboys and a marketing genius." Read More

Reviews for the Gene Autry Biography
Updated September 24, 2007

The official Gene Autry biography is receiving glowing reviews! Read More

Reviews for Gene Autry Westerns
Updated September 24, 2007

The latest Gene Autry book, Gene Autry Westerns by author and Western Film Historian Boyd Magers, is receiving wonderful reviews! Read More

The Phantom Empire Screening At the Autry National Center
Posted September 14, 2007

Join us at the Autry National Center for a cinematic centennial celebration on the 100th anniversary of Gene Autry's birth! Read More

Gene Autry: A Century in the Saddle 100-Hour Movie Marathon
Posted September 6, 2007

This September, Encore Westerns pays tribute to the legend on what would be his 100th birthday with "Gene Autry: A Century in the Saddle," a 100-hour marathon of fully-restored Autry films beginning Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Read More

A Note from Western Producer and Poet Jeff Hildebrandt
Posted September 6, 2007

Over the last several years, Gene Autry Entertainment has had the pleasure of working with Encore Westerns' Managing Producer Jeff Hildebrandt. He's a class act when it comes to putting together those special features related to Gene Autry that air on the Westerns channel. Read More

ESPN 710AM – Angels Insider's Rory Markas Interviews Michael Duchemin
Posted August 28, 2007

Rory Markas, the play-by-play voice of the Angels on ESPN Radio 710 AM, talks with Sr. Curator Michael Duchemin about Gene Autry, the Centennial exhibit at the Autry National Center, and of course Angels baseball on the "Angels Insider". Read More

Gene Autry in the Saddle for a Century
Posted August 10, 2007

The Gene Autry's Friends Fan Club Convention was August 4th to 9th and a splendid success! Over 180 fans of all ages from across the United States and around the world came to Los Angeles to attend the six day event celebrating the life of Gene Autry. Read More

2007 Hollywood Book Festival
Posted July 31, 2007

Public Cowboy No. 1: The Live and Times of Gene Autry wins the prize for Best Non-Fiction at the 2007 Hollywood Book Festival. Read More

Reviews and Articles For the Museum Exhibit: Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West: The Centennial Exhibition 1907-2007
Updated July 20, 2007

The Autry National Center's exhibit Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West: The Centennial Exhibition 1907-2007 is receiving wonderful reviews! Read More

Hollywood Bowl Concerts Honor Gene Autry
Posted July 10, 2007

Riders in the Sky Saddle Up With Los Angeles Philharmonic for Three-Night Celebration. Read More

Gene Autry Double Features At The Autry National Center
Posted 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. Read More

Marvelous Movie Sale at the Autry Museum Store
Posted June 12, 2007

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! And if you are a member of the Autry National Center you will also receive your membership discount off the original price. Read More

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular
Los Angeles Philharmonic & Riders In The Sky At the Hollywood Bowl

Posted May 25, 2007

Picnics, fireworks, and the best in American music! Read More

Gene Autry and the Twentieth-Century West:
The Centennial Exhibition, 1907-2007

Posted May 24, 2007

The Autry National Center showcases the life and times of this iconic figure June 22, 2007 – January 13, 2008. Read More

Radio Interviews with Author Holly George-Warren on the Gene Autry Biography
Posted May 17, 2007

Author Holly George-Warren has visited several radio shows to chat about her new book Public Cowboy No.1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry and discuss America's Favorite Signing Cowboy. Read More

Autry Offers Free Food, Water, and Respite to Fire Fighters and Agencies
Posted May 10, 2007

The Autry National Center will serve as a rest area for all agencies fighting the fire in Griffith Park. Read More

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

Schedule of Gene Autry DVD releases for 2007. Read More

Dinner and a Movie: Gene Autry Westerns
Posted February 23, 2007

Celebrate the very best of "movie star" Gene Autry at this year's Dinner and a Movie event at the Autry National Center. Read More

Autry National Center Summer Camp June 25th through August 3rd
Posted February 8, 2007

Summer Camp at the Autry National Center this year has a Gene Autry theme to celebrate his Centennial. Read More

The Official Gene Autry Biography Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life And Time of Gene Autry: An Overview by Maxine Hansen
Posted February 5, 2007

When the subject of doing a new Gene Autry biography first came up we knew there were certain factors that were vital. Read More

Lunchtime Learnin' at the Autry National Center
Posted February 2, 2007

Spend your lunch hour learning something new about Gene Autry with Lunchtime Learnin' at the Autry National Center. Read More