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Fun Autry Fact:

According to a 1953 fan magazine estimate, if all the recordings that Gene sold were stacked one atop of the other, the pile would be 57 miles high.

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Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Television Champion (dates undetermined)

  • Light sorrel-colored with a bleached mane and tail
  • 4 white stockings
  • Wide blaze that extended over his nose and lower lip
  • Gelding
  • Appeared in Gene's final movies and was in The Gene Autry Show from 1950 to 1955; was also in The Adventures of Champion from 1955 to 1956
  • Third "official" screen Champion
  • Inspired a comic book series titled Gene Autry's Champion

Research assistance provided by author Petrine Mitchum.

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