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Film Info

Apache Country

Columbia Pictures
Production #: 8072
63 minutes

Cavalry scouts Gene Autry and Pat Buttram are ordered by the President to break up a frontier ring which uses Indian raids to cover up its bandit activities. Carolina Cotton assists Gene and Pat, while also seeking revenge against the gang leader, Dave Kilrain, who murdered her father.


Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Pat Buttram Pat Buttram
Carolina Cotton Carolina Cotton
Dave Kilrain Harry Lauter
Laura Rayburn Mary Scott
Walter Rayburn Sydney Mason
Commissioner Latham Francis X. Bushman
Cass County Boys Cass County Boys
Tony Whitecloud's Jemez Indians Tony Whitecloud's Jemez Indians
Champion Champion, World's Wonder Horse


THE COVERED WAGON ROLLED RIGHT ALONG Gene Autry, Carolina Cotton, Pat Buttram
INDIAN WAR DANCE Tony Whitecloud's Jemez Indians
I LOVE TO YODEL Carolina Cotton, Cass County Boys
INDIAN EAGLE DANCE Tony Whitecloud's Jemez Indians
CRIME WILL NEVER PAY Gene Autry, Carolina Cotton, Cass County Boys
INDIAN BUFFALO DANCE Tony Whitecloud's Jemez Indians


A Gene Autry Production
Director George Archainbaud
Producer Armand Schaefer
Writer Norman S. Hall
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Art Director Charles Clague
Film Editor James Sweeney, A.C.E.
Set Decorator Frank Tuttle
Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
Musical Director Mischa Bakaleinikoff

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