Oral history interview with Gene Autry, 1971

 

Name
Autry, Gene, 1907-1998 (Interviewee)
Higham, Charles (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Gene Autry, 1971
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Gene Autry, 1971
Abstract
Early work in radio in Chicago; debut in Westerns: "The Phantom Empire," serials, features; high volume of pictures per year; popularity: songs as selling points for films, contemporary settings; relationships with various co-stars, sidekicks; "The Last Round-Up," "Red River Valley"; reminiscences of his horse Champion, riding and other stunts
Collection Name
Hollywood film industry project
Subjects
Actors; Motion picture industry; Western films; Trick riding; Autry, Gene, 1907-1998
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1971
Physical Description
45 pages
Note (Biographical)
Actor
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Charles Higham on July 22, 1971
Note (Provenance)
Time-Life Books, Inc., Gift 1983
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
6880503
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-7d06-h891
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.