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Fun Autry Fact:

In the late 1930s, Gene turned down an offer of $3,000 to endorse a brand of cigarette.

VHS Video Information

The Big Show

Running Time:
Approximately 71 minutes
Fully Restored and Uncut

Movie stunt-double Gene Autry must take the place of temperamental Western star Tom Ford (both roles are played by Gene) at the Texas Centennial. Gene's singing soon leads to complications with girlfriends, studio executives, and gangsters. This 1936 release was filmed on location at the Texas Centennial with musical guests the Beverly Hill Billies, Sons of the Pioneers (with Leonard Slye, later known as Roy Rogers), the Jones Boys, and the Light Crust Doughboys.

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