Guns and Guitars (1936)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Western  |   Run Time - 58 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Guns and Guitars could have served as the title of any Gene Autry picture released in 1937. In this one, medicine-show entertainer Gene runs afoul of a crooked town boss who moonlights as an outlaw. The villain murders the local sheriff and pins the blame on poor Gene. With the help of comical sidekick Smiley Burnette, our hero breaks out of jail to clear his name. Though Guns and Guitars contains more action than usual for an Gene Autry picture, it pales in comparison to such superior 1937 Autry vehicles as Rootin' Tootin Rhythm and Boots and Saddles.

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accusation, bad-guy, cowboy, false-accusation, frame-up, good-guy, killing, murder, revenge, sheriff