The Man from Music Mountain (1938 film)
Man from Music Mountain is a 1938 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Carol Hughes. 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.
|Man from Music Mountain|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Joseph Kane|
|Produced by||Charles E. Ford (associate)|
|Story by||Bernard McConville|
|Cinematography||Jack A. Marta|
|Edited by||Lester Orlebeck|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
- Gene Autry as Gene Autry
- Smiley Burnette as Frog Millhouse
- Carol Hughes 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)
- "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)
- Magers, p. 114.
- Magers, pp. 114–115.
- 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.
- Man from Music Mountain on IMDb
- Man from Music Mountain at the TCM Movie Database
- Man from Music Mountain at AllMovie
- The Man from Music Mountain is available for free download at the Internet Archive