|The Cowboy and the Indians 1949 N/R, 68 min.|
Director: John English
Cast: Gene Autry, Sheila Ryan, Frank Richards, Hank Patterson, Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, Claudia Drake, Charles Stevens, Alex Frazer, Iron Eyes Cody, Georgie Nokes, Chief Yowlachie, Dan White, Frankie Marvin, Frank Lackteen
The Indians need help and Gene Autry is the one to do it. The bad Indian Agent has been cheating them out of their food allotments and they are starving. So, when food is being stolen from nearby homesteads, something must be done. While taking care of this situation, Gene sings several songs, including "Here Comes Santa Claus" and "Silent Night."
|Going My Way 1944 N/R, 130 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Musical
Director: Leo McCarey
Cast: Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, Rise Stevens, Gene Lockhart, William Frawley, James Brown, Jean Heather, Porter Hall, Fortunio Bonanova, Eily Malyon, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, Julie Gibson, Georgie Nokes, Martin Garralaga
Besides winning the Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Writer Awards, both Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald won Academy Awards for their roles as Father O'Malley and Father Fitzgibbon. In the film, Father O'Malley is sent to the parish to help the elderly Father Fitzgibbon. It is a heartwarming story about their developing friendship. To top off the Oscars, it also won for Best Song: "Swinging on a Star."
|Song of the South 1946 G, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Adventure / Musical
Director: Wilfred Jackson, Harve Foster
Cast: James Baskett, Bobby Driscoll, Ruth Warrick, Luana Patten, Lucile Watson, Hattie McDaniel, Mary Field, Erik Rolf, Glenn Leedy, Anita Brown, Nicodermus Stewart, Johnny Lee, Georgie Nokes, Gene Holland, De Castro Sisters
This is the wonderful Disney cartoon/live action film with James Baskett starring as lovable Uncle Remus who tells stories to little Johnny (Bobby Driscoll) of Brer Rabbit (voice of Johnny Lee), Brer Fox (voice of James Baskett), and Brer Bear (voice of Nicodermus Stewart) . Baskett also introduces such classic songs as "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah," which won an Oscar for Best Song.
|1. The Cowboy and the Indians (1949)|
2. Going My Way (1944)
3. Song of the South (1946)
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