The Old Barn Dance
|The Old Barn Dance|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Joseph Kane|
|Produced by||Sol C. Siegel (associate)|
|Music by||Alberto Colombo|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
|Running time||54 minutes|
The Old Barn Dance is a 1938 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Joan Valerie. Written by Bernard McConville and Charles F. Royal, the film is about a cowboy and his buddies whose horse selling business is threatened by a tractor company that claims horses are out of date.
- Gene Autry as Gene Autry
- Smiley Burnette as Frog Millhouse
- Joan Valerie as Sally Dawson
- Sammy McKim as Johnny Dawson
- Walt Shrum and His Colorado Hillbillies as Musicians
- The Stafford Sisters as Trio of Comic Singers
- Maple City Four as Comic Singers
- Roy Rogers as Singer
- Ivan Miller as Mr. Thornton
- Earl Dwire as Clem Handley
- Hooper Atchley as Maxwell
- Ray Bennett as Buck, Thornton's Henchman
- Carleton Young as Peabody, Thornton's Henchman
- Frankie Marvin as Cowboy
- Earle Hodgins as Terwilliger
- Champion as Gene's Horse (uncredited)
- Ken Cooper
- Fred Kennedy
- George Montgomery
- Joe Yrigoyen
- Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, USA
- Kernville, California, USA
- Red Rock Canyon State Park, Highway 14, Cantil, California, USA
- "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain When She Comes" (Traditional) by The Stafford Sisters later
- "Ten Little Miles" (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin) by Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Frankie Marvin, and Cowboys
- "Old Nell" by Smiley Burnette
- "Rocky Mountain Rose" (M.K. Jerome, William Tracey) by Gene Autry
- "Eating Wax" by Walt Shrum and His Colorado Hillbillies
- "At the Old Barn Dance" (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin) by Gene Autry and auction attendees
- "At the Old Barn Dance" (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin) by Gene Autry and cowboys at the end
- "Roamin' Around the Range" (Smiley Burnette) by Gene Autry with Sammy McKim and Smiley Burnette
- "The New Jassackaphone" (Richard Milburn, Septimus Winner) by Smiley Burnette
- "The Tree in the Wood" (Traditional) by Maple City Four
- "The Lady Wants to Dance" by Gloria Rich
- "Old Chisholm Trail (Come a Ti Yi Yippee Yippee Yay)" (Traditional) by Gene Autry
- "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" (Gene Autry)
- "The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- "Full cast and crew for The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- "Locations for The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- "Soundtracks for The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
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- The Old Barn Dance at the Internet Movie Database
- The Old Barn Dance at the TCM Movie Database
- The Old Barn Dance at AllMovie