CTVA US Western - "The Gene Autry Show" (Flying A/CBS) (1950-55) with Pat Buttram, Gail Davis

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"The Gene Autry Show " (1950-55)  "The Range Rider" (1951-53)
  "Annie Oakley" (1953-57)    "Buffalo Bill Jr." (1955-56)
   "Adventures of Champion"  (1955-56)

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The Gene Autry Show (1950-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Louis H. Allgood, Rina Fox, Doug Nye
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
The Official Gene Autry Website<http://www.autry.com/>
The Gene Autry Museum <http://www.cow-boy.com/museum.htm>

The Gene Autry Show (season 1) (CBS) (1950-1951)
The Gene Autry Show (season 2) (CBS) (1951-1952)
The Gene Autry Show (season -) (CBS) (1952-1953)
The Gene Autry Show (season 3) (CBS) (1953-1954)
The Gene Autry Show (season 4) (CBS) (1954-1955)
The Gene Autry Show (season 5) (CBS) (Fall 1955)

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THE GENE AUTRY SHOW
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A Gene Autry Enterprise
Flying 'A' Pictures, Inc. Productions (Gene Autry)
for
CBS
Executive in Charge of Production, Armand Schaefer
Producer, Louis Gray

July 1950-July 1953 CBS Sundays 7 PM
July 1953- 14 Sept 1954 CBS Tuesdays 8 PM
25 Sept 1954-August 1956 CBS Saturdays at 7 PM (1956 all re-runs)

US Western series 1950-55    91 episodes x 30 min made-for-tv (76bw/15color)
plus 26 episodes x 30 min (edited theatricals)
15 episodes were shot in color, two - #1.25 "The Raiders" and  #1.26 "Double Barrel Vengeance" 
were shot in color during the show's first season. They aired in April, 1951
as part of a CBS effort to push its own non-compatiable color system, which,
of course, never was adapted by the FCC. [Doug Nye]

Starring 
  Gene Autry   as America's Favorite Cowboy
with: Champion - World's Wonder Horse
Recurring Cast:
Pat Buttram as Himself
Fuzzy Knight as Sagebrush
Chill Wills as Chill
Stunts: (some stuntmen also appear in various roles)
Bob Woodward (Gene Autry's Stunt Double)Boyd Stockman (stunts)  *  Al Wyatt (Stunts)
Chuck Roberson (stunts) *  Sandy Sanders (stunts)  * Boyd "Red" Morgan (stunts)

Premise:
The exploits of Gene Autry and his assistant Pat Buttram, roving
defenders of range justice, based at "Melody Ranch".
The series produced by Gene Autry's own production company,
"Flying `A' Productions" led to two spin-offs:
"Annie Oakley" (1953-57) 81 episodes
and "The Adventures of Champion" (1955-56) 26 episodes

Other Credits:
Main Directors Include:
George ArchainbaudFrank McDonald, JOHN ENGLISH, RAY NAZARRO,
WILLIAM BERKE
Assistant Directors Include:
STANLEY NEUFIELD AND CLARK L. PAYLOW
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MAIN WRITERS INCLUDED:
ROBERT SCHAEFER AND ERIC FREIWALD, J.BENTON CHENEY, BUCKLEY ANGELL,
PAUL GANGELIN, JACK TOWNLEY, NORMAN S. HALL, MILTON RAISON
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SUPERVISING FILM EDITOR: ANTHONY WOLLNER
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CINEMATOGRAPHERS INCLUDED:
ERNEST MILLER AND WILLIAM BRADFORD
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ORIGINAL MUSIC BY WALTER GREENE
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MUSIC SUPERVISOR IRVING FRIEDMAN
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SONG: "BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN" BY RAY WHITLEY
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FILMING LOCATIONS INCLUDED:
PIONEER TOWN AND WESTERN STREET, LONE PINE, CALIFORNIA,
IVERSON'S RANCH AND WESTERN STREET

RIDERS IN THE SKY 1949 GENE AUTRY TRAILER

GENE AUTRY SINGING COWBOY TRAILERS

Gene Autry returned to television in 1966 with a syndicated Music Variety series "Gene Autry's Melody Ranch"
mainly featuring country and western entertainers.

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