Colorado Sunset

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  • 1939
  • 1 hr 5 min
  • 6.4  (110)

Colorado Sunset is a 1939 Western musical film that stars Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and June Storey. The movie was directed by George Sherman and produced by Harry Grey. It was released by Republic Pictures on April 21, 1939. The plot involves Gene Autry and his sidekick, Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette), who are hired by the beautiful Joan Mason (June Storey) to protect her father's mine from a group of bandits who want to take over the mine. The bandits, led by the notorious Ed Bolton (Harry Woods), are determined to get control of the valuable silver mine, and they will stop at nothing to get it.

Gene and Frog quickly realize that the bandits have no intention of leaving the mine alone, and they start to take action to protect it. Along the way, they encounter a young girl, Susan Parker (Mary Lee), who has run away from home to find her father, who is missing in the mountains. Gene and Frog take her under their wing and include her in their plan to protect the mine.

As the story unfolds, Gene and Frog find themselves in increasingly dangerous situations as they battle with the bandits. There are several gunfights, fistfights, and chases as they try to keep the mine safe. Meanwhile, Joan and Gene start to fall in love, but their romance is threatened by the turmoil around them.

The movie features several musical numbers, including Gene Autry's classic song, "Back in the Saddle Again." Other songs include "Round-Up Time in Texas" and "I'm an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande)."

The film is notable for its beautiful scenery, as it was shot on location in Colorado. The rugged mountains and rolling plains provide a beautiful backdrop to the action in the film. The cinematography is excellent, and the film has a polished look that was uncommon for B-movies at the time.

The acting in the movie is also excellent. Gene Autry is charismatic and likable as always, and his on-screen chemistry with June Storey is palpable. Smiley Burnette provides comic relief as Frog, and Mary Lee gives a standout performance as the spunky young girl, Susan.

Overall, Colorado Sunset is an entertaining Western musical that will appeal to fans of the genre. The story is exciting, the scenery is beautiful, and the music is catchy. The film is a great example of the kind of quality B-movies that Republic Pictures was producing in the late 1930s.

Colorado Sunset is a 1939 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 5 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

Colorado Sunset
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    1 hr 5 min
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    6.4  (110)