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America's Favorite Singing Cowboy
Known as America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry's career spanned some 70 years in the entertainment industry. He became famous in radio, records, film, television, and live tour performances including rodeo. From the late 1920s through the early 1950s, Gene Autry recorded and wrote hundreds of songs; he was the most successful singing cowboy, appearing in 93 movies and starring in 91 episodes of his television series. Gene Autry was ranked among the most celebrated film stars, and for years was considered to be the most popular Western film actor. In his later years, Gene Autry owned television and radio stations on the West Coast and was the original owner of the Angels Major League Baseball team in Anaheim, California.
Gene Autry Activities and Events
Updated September 25, 2023
Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the Week
Posted September 25, 2023
To honor the birth of Gene Autry 116 years ago on September 29, 1907, we have a special Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the week! The Gene Autry Centennial Action Reel (2007) was created for the Autry Museum's 2007 Gala celebrating Gene Autry's 100th Birthday. Enjoy this 40 minute featurette showcasing Gene Autry's legendary music, comedy, and action from his B Western movies of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s.
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The Autry Museum 35th Anniversary Celebration
Posted September 25, 2023
You are invited to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Autry Museum this Saturday, September 30th. The Autry Museum of the American West in Griffith Park, originally the Gene Autry Museum of Western Heritage, was co-founded by Jackie and Gene Autry and Joanne and Monte Hale. With the opening of the Museum in 1988, Gene Autry realized his dream "to build a museum which would exhibit and interpret the heritage of the West and show how it influenced America and the world."
The 35th Anniversary celebration includes live music, theatre, carnival on the lawn, special tours and so much more! Karla Buhlman, past President of Gene Autry Entertainment, will be giving a talk on Gene Autry as part of the special activities
This is a ticketed event and Autry Museum members are free. Not a member? Get your ticket at the original 1988 price of $4.75 for adults, $2.00 for children, and Seniors $3.50.
Jackie and Gene Autry Collection at the Autry Museum Store
Posted August 4, 2023
The Autry's homes in Los Angeles and the Desert were decorated with contemporary Western art collected by Jackie and Gene over the years. Several pieces from their collection are now for sale and can be viewed in person at the Autry Museum Store.
Sale of the artwork from the Jackie and Gene Autry Collection will benefit the Autry Museum of the American West.
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