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Burnette, Smiley 1911-1967

Overview
Works: 520 works in 836 publications in 1 language and 3,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film serials  Short films  Fiction  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Television comedies  Music  History  Film adaptations  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Smiley Burnette
Publications by Smiley Burnette
Publications by Smiley Burnette, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Smiley Burnette
The legend of Rin Tin Tin ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 movie serials from the Golden Age of Cinema. Marvel at the exploits of Rin Tin Tin in these four classic serials from the '30s as everyone's hero saves the day. Cliff-hanging thrills and nail-biting excitement have entertained generations of viewers, young and old alike!
King of the cowboys ( visu )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
At the request of the governor of Texas, Roy infiltrates a band of saboteurs who are blowing up government warehouses. Songs include "A Gay Ranchero", "Ride 'em Cowboy", Ride Ranger Ride", Red River Valley", and "I'm an Old Cowhand"
The phantom empire ( visu )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Cowboy singing star Gene Autry plays a Western radio star, broadcasting from his Radio Ranch--which just happens to sit atop a secret underground kingdom called Murania. Falsely accused of murder, Autry must flee from the authorities, the bad guys, and the Muranians -- yet he still manages to always get back to the Radio Ranch on time to sing a song and keep his show on the air
Petticoat junction ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"As Shady Rest Hotel owner Kate Bradley works hard to keep her guests happy, she has to work even harder to keep her slooow Uncle Joe in line! But it's Kate's three beautiful daughters, Billie Jo, Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo, who are the hotel's main attraction, while good ole Charley and Floyd keep the Cannonball train running."--Container
The old corral ( visu )
17 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A nightclub singer goes west to escape Chicago gangsters and meets up with the singing sheriff Gene Autry who is out to keep the local O'Keefe boys from robbing the buses
Boots and saddles ( visu )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2002 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
4th work: Early western with the original singing cowboy, Tex Ritter. 1937
Back in the saddle ( visu )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"When pollution from a nearby copper mine poisons hundreds of cattle, Gene Autry, the courageous two-fisted ranch foreman, faces a heap of trouble from all sides"--Container
Gene Autry ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Four western films featuring Gene Autry
Man of the frontier ( visu )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Gene Autry and Frog are hired as ditch riders to uncover who is sabotaging the completion of a dam which is being built for an irrigation project
Oh Susanna ( visu )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Gene must try to clear his good name when he is mistaken for someone else
The big show by Gene Autry( visu )
10 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A gangster tries to collect a debt and blackmails a movie studio. Gene Autry plays dual roles as an egotistical cowboy star and his good-natured stunt double
Bells of Capistrano ( visu )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2003 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A feud between two rival rodeo companies accelerates when both want Gene Autry, the popular singing cowboy, as a crowd-drawing added attraction
Petticoat Junction ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Petticoat Junction, is a half-hour series set in Hooterville, a small agricultural community. Here, widower Kate Bradley ran a modest hotel called The Shady Rest with the aid of her three attractive daughters: Billie Jo, Bobby Jo, and Betty Jo, and also with the help of her brother Joe Carson, the hotel's manager. Not only was Kate charged with the task of running the hotel, but she kept an eye on her daughters' hectic love lives as well. Episodes: Honeymoon Hotel; The Very Old Antique; Is There a Doctor in the Roundhouse?; Uncle Joe's Replacement; Hooterville vs. Hollywood; The Courtship of Floyd Smoot; The Little Train Robbery
Under western stars ( visu )
6 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Newly elected Congressman Roy Rogers attempts to bring attention to his constituents' farms that are being decimated by the Dust Bowl. Now that a water company has built a dam and is charging the farmers exorbitant rates for water, Roy must convince a group of important Senators to help him and the farmers
Springtime in the Rockies ( visu )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A young lady inherits the ranch that Gene Autry manages. When she arrives for a visit, she decides to buy sheep for the ranch, but in cattle country it doesn't go down well with the neighboring ranchers. It's up to Gene to get things straightened out
Blazing across the Pecos ( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
"Self-appointed Pecos Flats mayor Ace Brockway, a gun-running rapscallion, is secretly supplying the local Indian tribe with armaments to attack his business rival's wagon caravans in an attempt to drive him out of town. But not if The Durango Kid can corral Ace and his henchmen first."--Container
The old barn dance ( visu )
8 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
It's Gene Autry, horse salesman, against tractor salesman in this saga of old versus new West
Tumbling tumbleweeds ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"Singing cowboy Gene Autry is thrown into the midst of the mysterious killing of his father and to make matters worse, his best friend is accused of the crime. This rip-roaring western has daring rescues, an old time medicine show, fast riding, hard-hitting fistfights, rib-tickling antics from Smiley Burnette and the sensational songs of Gene Autry!"
Gaucho serenade ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"A case of mistaken identity sends Gene and Frog (Smiley Burnette), two down-and-out ex-rodeo stars, on a rip-roaring, cross-county trek as they help a little boy evade the gangsters responsible for the false impresonment of his father. This 'road picture, ' originally released in 1940, features Duncan Renaldo, TV's popular Cisco Kid, and counts A Song of Sunset among its classic tunes."--DVD sleeve
Riders of the whistling pines Springtime in the Rockies ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Riders of the whistling pines: A man falsely believes he has killed a forest ranger who has actually been murdered to hide a moth infestation of valuable timber land. Springtime in the Rockies: A young lady inherits the ranch that Gene Autry manages. When she arrives for a visit, she decides to buy sheep for the ranch, but in cattle country it doesn't go down well with the neighboring ranchers. It's up to Gene to get things straightened out
 
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Alternative Names
Burnett, Smiley 1911-1967
Burnette, Lester Alvin 1911-1967
Languages
English (173)
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