Gene Autry and Roy Rogers Honoured

by | 3 Jan, 2010

An article by Tom Roland on the Great American Country site caught my eye this week with a story on Gene Autry and Roy Rogers.

Two of the most influential singing cowboys,  Roy Rogers and Gene Autry, are being recognised once again by the U.S. government’s Library of Congress. They are adding the movie that gave Roy Rogers his first staring role, Under Western Stars, to the National Film Registry.
The film was released in 1938, and had Rogers portraying a rancher who runs for Congress to bring water to his constituents.  Both Gene Autry and Roy Rogers were signed to Republic Pictures, which distributed Under Western Stars.

Read the full story on GAC Website