WorldCat Identities

Burnette, Smiley 1911-1967

Overview
Works: 507 works in 837 publications in 1 language and 3,702 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film serials  Short films  Fiction  Situation comedies (Television programs)  History  Film adaptations  Music  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Smiley Burnette
The legend of Rin Tin Tin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member 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 Old corral ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheriff Autry tries to protect blues singer Eleanor Spenser, who is on the run after witnessing a murder back East. Gangster Mike Scarlotti offers a reward for her capture, in order to silence her testimony against him, and crooked saloon owner Martin Simms befriends the singer in hopes of earning the bounty money
The phantom empire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member 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
Boots and saddles ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4th work: Early western with the original singing cowboy, Tex Ritter. 1937
Back in the saddle ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gene Autry must stop the deaths of cattle from mining waste water and save his boss who has been framed for murder
Gene Autry ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four western films featuring Gene Autry. The man from music mountain: When Gene Autry is swindled into buying worthless plots of land he attempts to trick the land developer into buying them back; Oh, Susanna!: A western musical in which Gene Autry is robbed and thrown from a train; The old barn dance: Autry outsmarts the land connoisseur who seems to possess every major company in town; The old corral: Sheriff Autry protects a witness to a murder by the mob
Man of the frontier ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member 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
The big show by Gene Autry ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2003 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member 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"--Container
Oh Susanna ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gene must try to clear his good name when he is mistaken for someone else
Under western stars ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member 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
Petticoat Junction ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member 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
Blazing across the Pecos ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's Gene Autry, horse salesman, against tractor salesman in this saga of old versus new West
Bandit king of Texas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King of the cowboys: Roy Rogers is an undercover government agent disguised as a rodeo star. His duty is to uncover a group of mysterious pyromaniacs who are setting fire to warehouses. Wagon wheels westward: A wagon train of settlers is victimized by a gang of vicious outlaws
Gaucho serenade ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A case of mistaken identity sends Gene and Frog, two down-and-out ex-rodeo stars, on a rip-roaring cross-country trek as they help a little boy evade the gangsters responsible for the false imprisonment of his father
Tumbling tumbleweeds ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member 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"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Burnett, Smiley, 1911-1967
Burnette, Lester Alvin, 1911-1967
Languages
English (176)
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