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The Old West (1952)

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Gene Autry was clearly tiring of the rigors of moviemaking by the time he starred in The Old West. Even so, Autry gives his all to this story of frontier religiosity. Left for dead in an outlaw ambush, Gene is nursed back to health by a travelling parson (House Peters Sr.) Our hero decides to help the parson build a church in the wide-open town of Saddlerock, which does not sit well with local crime kingpin Doc Lockwood (Lyle Talbot). The villain not only tries to drive the parson out of town, but also does his best to ruin Autry's reputation. The good guys emerge triumphant, but it isn't easy. Featured in the cast of The Old West are Autry "regulars" Gail Davis and Pat Buttrum; also appearing is the ubiquitous Louis-Jean Heydt, delivering a superb performance as a stagecoach driver plagued by encroaching blindness, and House Peters Sr's namesake son House Peters Jr. as one of the outlaws.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Western
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In Theaters:
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Studio:
Columbia Pictures

Cast

Gene Autry
as Himself
Gail Davis
as Arlie Williams
Pat Buttram
as Panhandle Gibbs
Lyle Talbot
as Doc Lockwood
Louis Jean Heydt
as Jeff Blecker
House Peters Jr.
as Saunders
Dick Jones
as Pinto
Don C. Harvey
as Hod Evers
Dee Pollock
as Eddie Jamison
James Craven
as Daniels
Tom London
as Chadwick
Frankie Marvin
as Watkins
Syd Saylor
as Whitey
Bob Woodward
as Lockwood Wrangler
Pat O'Malley
as Townsman
Bobby Clark
as Rider
Robert Hilton
as Townsman
House Peters
as Parson Brooks
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