Singing cowboy Gene Autry was still riding the range in the movies when he ventured into television. "The Gene Autry Show" was also a major success, running on CBS from 1950 through 1956. The wholesome series, which afforded Autry plenty of opportunity for a song, also featured his beloved Champion the Wonder Horse and Pat Buttram as his comedic sidekick. Guest stars included Denver Pyle, Clayton Moore, Chill Wills and Dick Jones. Timeless Media Group has just released the entire series on a 15-disc boxed set. The collection also features his "Melody Ranch" radio shows and episodes from the Western television series that Autry's "Flying 'A' Productions presented, including "The Adventures of Champion" and "Annie Oakley."
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