Watch Man from Music Mountain
- 58 min
In the movie Man from Music Mountain, Gene Autry, known as the singing cowboy, plays a character named Gene Autry, a crooning cowboy who stumbles upon a small town in the midst of distress. The town's mine has been shut down, leaving many of the townsfolk out of work and struggling to make ends meet. Gene takes it upon himself to help the town rally and get back on its feet.
Smiley Burnette plays Gene's sidekick, Frog Millhouse, a lovable goofball who accompanies Gene on his journey to aid the struggling town. Together, they manage to convince the local ranchers to pitch in and lend a hand. They put on a benefit concert to raise money, and even convince a wealthy businessman to invest in the town and reopen the mine.
But it's not all smooth sailing for Gene and Frog - they have to contend with a group of villains who are determined to disrupt their plans and keep the town in dire straits. The bad guys are led by a deceitful businessman named Stark (played by LeRoy Mason), who will stop at nothing to prevent the mine from reopening.
Along the way, Gene falls for the lovely Carol (played by Carol Hughes), who works at the local hotel. Despite Stark's attempts to sabotage their relationship, the two manage to stay strong and provide a beacon of hope for the townsfolk.
Man from Music Mountain is a classic western musical that features Gene Autry's signature singing and guitar playing. The film is set against the backdrop of the Great Depression, and its themes of perseverance, community, and the power of music to bring people together still resonate today. The movie is a heartwarming tale that showcases Gene Autry at his best - as a hero, musician, and all-around good guy.
Man from Music Mountain is a 1938 comedy with a runtime of 58 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7.