Bells of Capistrano (1942)

Director
William Morgan

Main cast
Gene Autry; Smiley Burnette; Virginia Grey; Lucien Littlefield; Morgan Conway

Genres
Western

Description
America's favorite singing cowboy Gene Autry stars in this vintage tale as an up-and-coming rodeo singer caught in the middle of two rival companies, both angling to ride the talented crooner to riches. Featuring several memorable musical performances from Autry, including renditions of "Forgive Me" and "In Old Capistrano," this rousing Western co-stars Smiley Burnette, Virginia Grey and Lucien Littlefield.


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