2 comments on “Gene Autry, Roy Rogers in The Old Corral

  1. Actually, the film was released in 1936 and was the second Autry film that young Dick Weston (later to be Roy Rogers) appeared. He was part of the Sons of the Pioneers singing group. Hope Manning (the heroine) later became Irene Manning at Warner Brothers, doing dramas and musicals. The Chicago gangster was a little politically incorrect as he had a Italian accent. It was in this movie that Gene and Roy had their first and only fistfight as Gene as sheriff tries to capture Roy to bring him to jail. Not so much for the bus robbery in which he was involved, but to add his melodious voice to the group who were preparing to sing at a Frontier Days celebration as soon as they were released from jail

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