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News Archive: 2012

Find out the latest Gene Autry news, which product releases are available and upcoming, get press releases, and info on special events for 2012. Use the links below to read an Official Press Release from Gene Autry Entertainent.

ASCAP Announces Top Ten Most-Played Holiday Songs
Posted July 31, 2014

ASCAP changed their reporting of Top 25 Holiday Songs to only the Top 10 in 2012. In their press release you'll note that Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) and Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer performed by Gene Autry – or anyone else – did not make the top ten list. Read More

Five-Star Birthday Celebration for America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry
Updated September 14, 2012

Founder's Day at the Autry National Center is September 29th, which is Gene Autry's birthday. To celebrate, the museum presents five special activities throughout the day to honor the only entertainer to have all five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Read More

September at The Autry
Updated September 14, 2012

Gene Autry's fans know that the museum he founded in Los Angeles, the Autry National Center, is a history museum dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West. Read More

Day of the Cowboy and Cowgirl at the Autry
Posted July 19, 2012

Now in its third year, Day of the Cowboy and Cowgirl at the Autry Museum on Saturday, July 28th is a full, fun day of activities relating to Cowboys and Cowgirls that the entire family can enjoy. Read More

New Gene Autry DVD Box Sets From Timeless Media
Posted May 29, 2012

By now we hope you've purchased the latest Gene Autry DVD releases from Timeless Media and are enjoying The Gene Autry Show: The Complete Third and Fourth Seasons and The Gene Autry Collection 2 which includes four Gene Autry movies: The Cowboy and the Indians, The Blazing Sun, Hills of Utah, and On Top of Old Smoky. Read More

SHOUT! Factory Acquisitions Timeless Media Group
Posted May 29, 2012

Gene Autry's television episodes and feature films are released on DVD by Timeless Media Group. It was recently announced that Shout! Factory has purchased Timeless and Gene Autry Entertainment wanted to share the Shout! Factory press release on this exciting news with Gene's fans. Read More

The Memphis Film Festival
A Gathering of Guns 4 – A TV Western Reunion

Posted March 15, 2012

Gene Autry Entertainment is delighted to announce that the Gene Autry connection at this year's Memphis Film Festival will be guest speakers Maxine Hansen, long time Executive Assistant to Mr. and Mrs. Gene Autry and Holly George-Warren, Gene Autry's official biographer and author of Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. Read More

The Virginian Television Series 50th Anniversary
Celebration at the Autry National Center

Updated March 14, 2012

The Autry National Center in Los Angeles, California and Gene Autry Entertainment will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ground-breaking western television series The Virginian on Saturday, September 22, 2012. Read More

Saturday Matinee Gene Autry Double Features At the Autry National Center
Updated February 1, 2012

Saturday matinee double features (the screening of two motion pictures for the price of one) were an industry standard in the first half of the 20th century. Read More