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Man from Music Mountain

1938

Scanlon (Ivan Miller) is pulling off a land swindle by selling lots in a ghost town claiming the power company is bringing in a line. As a bonus he throws in shares in a worthless gold mine. Gene is on to Scanlon and tries to get him to buy back the deeds by salting the mine with gold. But when a new vein is really discovered Gene has to stop the sales but is trapped in the mine by Scanlon's men.


Man from Music Mountain is a 1938 American Western (genre) film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Carol Hughes (actress). Written by Betty Burbridge and Luci Ward, based on a story by Bernard McConville, the film is about a singing cowboy who fights corrupt land developers who try to cheat honest ranchers who are unaware of the gold lying beneath their land.< name="imdb"></>

Cast

  • Gene Autry as Gene Autry
  • Smiley Burnette as Frog Millhouse
  • Carol Hughes (actress) as Helen Foster
  • Sally Payne as Patsy
  • Ivan Miller as John Scanlon
  • Ed Cassidy as William Brady
  • Lew Kelly as Bowdie Bill
  • Howard Chase as Abbott
  • Al Terr as Buddy Harmon
  • Frankie Marvin as Larry Higgins
  • Earl Dwire as Lew Martin
  • Lloyd Ingraham as George Harmon
  • Lillian Drew as Mrs. Chris
  • Al Taylor as Henchman Hank
  • Joe Yrigoyen as Henchman Pete
  • Polly Jenkins and Her Plowboys as a Musical Group
  • Champion as Gene's Horse (uncredited)< name="imdbcast"></>

Production

=Soundtracks=

  • "There's a Little Deserted Town on the Prairie" (Gene Autry, Johnny Marvin, Fred Rose) by Gene Autry and Cowboys
  • "The Man from Music Mountain" (Peter Tinturin, Jack Lawrence, Eddie Cherkose) by Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Cowboys
  • "Love, Burning Love" (Gene Autry, Johnny Marvin, Fred Rose) by Smiley Burnette, Frankie Marvin, and an unidentified guitarist
  • "All Nice People" (Smiley Burnette) by Smiley Burnette and an unidentified female quartet
  • "I'm Beginning to Care" (Gene Autry, Johnny Marvin, Fred Rose) by Gene Autry
  • "She Works Third Tub at the Laundry" (Smiley Burnette) by Smiley Burnette and Sally Payne
  • "Untitled Instrumental" by Polly Jenkins and Her Plowboys
  • "Long, Long Ago" (Thomas Haynes Bayley) by Polly Jenkins and Her Plowboys
  • "William Tell Overture" (Gioachino Rossini) by Polly Jenkins and Her Plowboys
  • "Good Bye, Pinto" (Gene Autry, Johnny Marvin, Fred Rose) by Gene Autry and Musicians
  • "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain" (Traditional)< name="imdbsoundtracks"></>
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Category:1938 films
Category:1930s Western (genre) films
Category:American films
Category:American Western (genre) films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:English-language films
Category:Republic Pictures films
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