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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Stallion Canyon (1949) as Screenwriter

Music (feature film)

2.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
When two adolescents fall in love and run away, the residents of their New England town are convinced that they've disappeared and go in search of them.
3.
Preacher's Wife, The (1996) as Song ("Somebody Bigger Than You And I")
The Reverend Henry Biggs is a good man who's doubtful about his ability to make a difference in his troubled community and home. Help is on the way in the form of an angel named Dudley who soon becomes the source of and solution to their problems.
4.
State Of Grace (1990) as Song ("I Gave My Wedding Dress Away")
A man return's home to New York after a ten year absence. He runs into his old friend who is now in the Irish Mob. Soon though he is torn between what is right and his friends.
5.
Oiltown U.S.A. (1953) as Composer
6.
The Old West (1952) as Composer
Doc Lockwood and his gang are trying to take away Autry's contract for supplying horses to the stagecoach line. Parson Brooks joins Autry in an effort to clean up the town of Sadderlock.
7.
Apache Country (1952) as Composer
Cavalry scouts Gene Autry (Gene Autry playing a character named Gene Autry and not "Himself") and Pat Buttram (Pat Buttram playing a character in the frontier west and not "Himself")are ordered by the President (of the whole U.S. of A.)to break up an Arizona frontier ring which uses Indian raids to cover up its bandit activities. Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton playing a frontier girl named Carolina Cotton and not playing "Herself" since the film setting occurs before she was born)works with Gene and Pat, seeking revenge against the gang's leader, Dave Kilgrain (Harry Lauter), who murdered her father. Lots of talk and Indian tribal dancing and stuff before Carolina gets around to shooting Kilgrain and Gene and Pat round up the rest of the gang.
8.
Singing Guns (1950) as Composer
Rhiannon, an outlaw who regularly robs gold from the stagecoach, shoots the new sheriff and then carries him to the doctor. The doctor cleans up Rhiannon and presents him to the sheriff as the man who saved his life. Rhiannon is deputized by the sheriff, and becomes torn between his new life and the prospect of robbing the next gold shipment...
9.
Mule Train (1950) as Composer
A prospector discovers natural cement and suggests it should be used for a new dam. But this is the last thing the badmen of Trail End want, as they have a monopoly of the wagons needed to haul rocks to the site. A pretty sheriff notwithstanding, it's a job for a singing marshal.
10.
Stallion Canyon (1949) as Composer
11.
Rim of the Canyon (1949) as Composer
Gene takes up where his dad left off, going after the baddies who took $30,000, returning twenty years later to the ghost town where they left the loot.
12.
The Gal Who Took the West (1949) as Composer
13.
Quick on the Trigger (1949) as Composer
14.
Loaded Pistols (1949) as Composer
The only Gene Autry film where the leading lady, Barbara Britton, is equally billed above the title as the co-star, thereby knocking his horse Champion out of the honors, if one chooses to overlook the 1941 novelty from 20th Century-Fox that had Jane Withers and Gene Autry above the title in that order. This Autry entry has Larry Evans (Russell Arms), whose gun had been used to kill rancher Ed Norton (Stanley Blystone) in a poker game, escaping a lynching party headed by ranchers Dave Randall (Jack Holt) and Bill Otis (Fred Kohler, Jr.) Norton's friend Gene Autry (Gene Autry), investigating on his own, discovers that Larry's gun had been put in the poker pot with the chips, after Larry had lost all of his money, and anyone could have used it when the lights went out. He finds Larry and his sister Mary Evans (Barbara Britton) in a hideaway, and sends Mary back to town and hides Larry in the cabin of miner Jim Hedge (Clem Bevans). Finding out that Randall and Don Mason (Robert Shayne) have tried to buy the Evans ranch, Gene decides to take a look at it. Hedge shows up and says he can't figure out what could be on the ranch that would be worth committing murder for. The needle on Hedge's compass begins to spin madly but before Gene can question the miner, Sheriff Cramer (Chill Wills) arrives and arrests Larry. Gene persuades Cramer to gather all the players in the murder-game together to re-enact the crime, with Gene taking Norton's chair and with Larry's gun on the table. Gene tells the assembled players he knows who killed Norton and why, and the lights go out and a shot is fired at Gene. The latter, who didn't ride into town on a turnip truck, has filled Larry's gun with blanks and covered the handle with graphite.
15.
Saddle Pals (1947) as Composer
16.
Song of the South (1946) as Composer
Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place.
17.
Song of the Prairie (1945) as Composer
Joan Wingate's wealthy father doesn't want his daughter to go into show business. As they vacation in the west she gets a job with Dan Tyler's show and uses Wingate money to keep him afloat. Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers they try to keep her father away from the show. But he eventually finds out and decides they will return east.
18.
Hi, Good Lookin'! (1944) as Composer
19.
Meet Miss Bobby Socks (1944) as Composer
A veteran becomes a singing sensation.
20.
Code of the Outlaw (1942) as Composer
21.
Pot O' Gold (1941) as Composer
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
22.
Scatterbrain (1940) as Composer
23.
Yukon Flight (1940) as Composer
When the plane owned by the "Yukon and Columbia Mail Service" crashes, RCMP Sergeant Renfrew (James Newill) and Constable Kelly (Dave O'Brien) suspect murder. Their suspicions are confirmed when Renfrew finds the control stick has been jammed, forcing the plane to fly in one direction until the gas ran out. Mine owner Louise Howard (Louise Stanley) reports that her superintendent is missing. The Mounties find him murdered and that too has been made to look like an accident. A new mail service pilot, Bill Shipley (Warren Hull), arrives. He had gone to training school with Renfrew but had been cashiered for misconduct. The Mounties discover that Raymond (Karl Hackett), who had been working for Louise, really owns the flying line managed by Yuke Cardoe (William Pawley.) They find proof that all the gold from the mine isn't being turned over to Louise, and suspect that Raymond and Yuke are stealing the gold and shipping it to Seattle by plane. Renfrew sets a trap and Yuke and Raymond try to escape in their plane.
24.
That's Right--You're Wrong (1939) as Composer
A band leader has to overcome a film studio head's hatred to make it on the big screen.

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