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Presenting two CD collections featuring songs from Gene Autry's movies which have never before been available to the public. All masters are taken from Gene Autry's personal film archives.
September 29th marks Gene Autry's 90th birthday. To celebrate this occasion Varese will release GENE AUTRY THE SINGING COWBOY (Chapter One) and GENE AUTRY WITH THE LEGENDARY SINGING GROUPS OF THE WEST as the inaugural releases in the new series, The Silver Screen Collection. With a career spanning more than 60 years, these recordings represent songs from Autry's films from 1935-1955.
Always playing himself Gene Autry, the screen's first Singing Cowboy, created the format for the musical western. He entered movies in 1934 and by 1937 he was the No. 1 Western star at the box office. By 1940 he was voted No. 4 in the annual poll of ALL movie stars as voted by the theater exhibitors of the world. With the advent of home video, Gene Autry's movies are again available to several generations of fans as well as to those who have yet to discover him.
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