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Reminiscences of Gene Autry, 1971

Creator: Autry, Gene, 1907-1998
Project: Hollywood film industry project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 28 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

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Scope and Contents

Early work in radio in Chicago; debut in Westerns: "The Phantom Empire," serials, features; high volume of pictures per year; popularity: songs as selling points for films, contemporary settings; relationships with various co-stars, sidekicks; "The Last Round-Up," "Red River Valley"; reminiscences of his horse Champion, riding and other stunts

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985

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