Bud Abbott has bought twenty acres of land at Pioneertown, the new desert resort near Palm Springs. He plans to build a swank dude ranch on the site.
Gregg Barton, Western heavy, has been signed for a character lead in “Last of the Pony Express,” current Gene Autry starrer for Columbia being directed by George Archainbaud and produced by Armond Schaefer. This marks Barton’s fifteenth appearance with Autry in the last four years. “Last of the Pony Express” is being filmed on location at Pioneertown.