The Big Show (1936) and Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947)
Part of the series Gene Autry Double Feature
Saturday, June 23, 2018, Noon–2:30 p.m.
The Autry: Wells Fargo Theater
- Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members
- No Reservations Required
About the Event
The Big Show (1936)
Movie stunt-double Gene Autry must take the place of temperamental Western star Tom Ford (both roles are played by Gene) at the Texas Centennial. Gene’s singing soon leads to complications with girlfriends, studio executives, and gangsters. Filmed on location at the Texas Centennial with musical guests the Beverly Hill Billies, Sons of the Pioneers (with Leonard Slye, later known as Roy Rogers), the Jones Boys, and the Light Crust Doughboys.