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News Archive: 2011

Find out the latest Gene Autry news, which product releases are available and upcoming, get press releases, and info on special events for 2011. Use the links below to read an Official Press Release from Gene Autry Entertainent.

ASCAP Announces Top Ten Most-Played Songs for the Start of the Holiday Music Season
Updated November 16, 2011

No doubt you've heard Gene Autry on the radio with his classic Christmas songs such as Up on the Housetop, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane). Read More

The Recording Academy® Announces 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame® Inductees
Posted November 29, 2011

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy announces the newest additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall of Fame collection. Read More

Gene Autry, 'Graceland,' More Inducted Into Grammy Hall of Fame
Posted November 29, 2011

Last year they put in 30 titles. This year, only 25, bringing the total number of recordings ensconced in the Grammy Hall of Fame to 906. Read More

Entertainment Legend Is Back in the Saddle Again
Posted July 22, 2011

Thursday's Los Angeles Daily News newspaper ran a front page article on Gene Autry and the Museum's upcoming Day of the Cowboy and Cowgirl event. Read More

Gene Autry Inducted Into Angels Hall of Fame
Posted July 20, 2011

Gene Autry, the original owner of the Angels baseball team, was inducted into the Angels Hall of Fame on July 19th prior to the game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. Read More

Gene Autry to Be Inducted Into Angels Hall of Fame
Posted July 13, 2011

Gene Autry, the original owner of the Angels baseball team, will be inducted into the Angels Hall of Fame prior to the game against the Texas Rangers on July 19 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. Read More

Autry National Center Community Blood Drive
Posted June 30, 2011

Gene Autry has a long association with the American Red Cross, going back to 1940 when he and Shirley Temple promoted the Red Cross War Relief effort. Read More

An Evening with Jane Withers At the Hollywood Heritage Museum
Posted May 27, 2011

Gene Autry fans know actress Jane Withers from the film Shooting High and you can learn more about her career when the Hollywood Heritage Museum presents an Evening at the Barn with beloved actress Jane Withers. Read More

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Celebrates Singing Cowboys in July
Posted April 18, 2011

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the tune-filled legacy of Hollywood's great singing cowboys each Friday in July. Read More

Jeff Probst Buys Gene Autry Estate for $5 Million
Posted April 13, 2011

"Survivor" host Jeff Probst has purchased the Gene Autry estate in Studio City for $5 million. Built in 1949 by the cowboy singer-actor, the forested 3.68-acre property had been donated by Autry's widow, Jacqueline Autry, to the Autry National Center of the American West. Read More

Gene Autry's Studio City Home Sold
Posted April 6, 2011

On Friday, April 1st, escrow closed on Gene Autry's Studio City home. The house sold for $5,000,000.00. Read More

Vote for Gene! Results of the Fan Votes for Next Movies for DVD
Posted March 7, 2011

Thank you to all who voted for your favorite top five Gene Autry films from the list of 41 titles waiting to be released on DVD with Timeless Media. Read More

Gene Autry FilmFest Schedule at the Palm Springs WestFest & Rodeo
Posted March 7, 2011

The Palm Springs WestFest & Rodeo has many exciting Western activities including the Gene Autry FilmFest. Read More

Vote for Gene! Help Select the Next Movies for DVD
Updated February 28, 2011

Gene Autry starred in 89 musical Westerns and one Science Fiction Western serial. Gene Autry Entertainment has restored all of his films and to date released 48 of them on DVD. Read More

Vote for Gene! Welcome to the Voting Booth
Updated February 28, 2011

Welcome to the voting booth! Below you can cast your vote for your favorite top five Gene Autry films from the list of 41 titles waiting to be release on DVD with Timeless Media. Read More

Holly George-Warren Book Signings
Posted February 24, 2011

Gene Autry's biographer, Holly George-Warren, continues to ride the range promoting her award wining book Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. Read More

Gene Autry FilmFest a "Key" Attraction At Palm Springs WestFest
Posted February 4, 2011

The Palm Springs WestFest & Frank Bogert Memorial Rodeo presented by Spa Resort Casino announced today that Gene Autry Entertainment will round up some legendary films for the Gene Autry FilmFest as a key attraction of the largest Western Festival in California. Read More

Saturday Matinee Gene Autry Double Features at the Autry National Center
Posted January 12, 2011

Saturday matinee double features (the screening of two motion pictures for the price of one) were an industry standard in the first half of the 20th century. Read More