The Old Barn Dance

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The Old Barn Dance
The Old Barn Dance.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Joseph Kane
Produced by Sol C. Siegel (associate)
Written by
Starring
Music by Alberto Colombo
Cinematography Ernest Miller
Studio Republic Pictures
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release dates
  • January 29, 1938 (1938-01-29) (USA)
Running time 54 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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about a cowboy and his buddies whose horse selling business is threatened by a tractor company that claims horses are out of date.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Stuntwork[edit]

  • Ken Cooper
  • Fred Kennedy
  • George Montgomery
  • Joe Yrigoyen[2]

Filming locations[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

  • "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)[4]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ "The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Full cast and crew for The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Locations for The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Soundtracks for The Old Barn Dance". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
Bibliography
  • George-Warren, Holly (2007). Public Cowboy no. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0195177466. 
  • Green, Douglas B. (2002). Singing in the Saddle: The History of the Singing Cowboy. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press. ISBN 978-0826514127. 
  • Magers, Boyd (2007). Gene Autry Westerns. Madison, NC: Empire Publishing, Inc. ISBN 978-0944019498. 

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