Hi Neighbors! Several times we have said here that TV is going to mean a lot of work for the folks of Hollywood. Another proof came into being today in a survey taken in New York City. It showed that, if run of full schedule, the seven TV stations’ of Metropolitan New York City could exhibit Hollywood’s entire annual output of feature films in one week! We believe that just as radio gave the recording industry the best years of it’s production life, so will TV give Hollywood the greatest upsurge of employment ever known. Check with us five years from now so that we can say… “We told you so!”
A casual request for the address of Sarasota County taxpayer resulted in an avalanche of mail from that rugged rangeland of California where movie stars make cowboy films.
Several stories have been written about how Pat Buttram, the “Winston Flash”, was injured several weeks ago while making a movie with Gene Aurty.
The thing ran pretty wide and even deeper, and dealt with me impending appearance of Gene Autry, Smiley Burnett, Champion and Little Champ, the Jemez Indians from New Mexico and numerous other attractions.
Gene Autry rode Champion 27 miles during the filming of Columbia’s “Whirlwind” on a location in Pioneertown, California.
Russel (Lucky) Hayden, Hopalong Cassidy’s film partner, will play host to members of Arrowhead parlor, Native Sons of the Golden West, and their families at a week-end party April 21 and 22 at Pioneertown.
The Western is now before the camera at Pioneertown, with John English directing since last September when he was seriously injured be the explosion of a cannon during a television filming.
Gene Autry’s 18th picture is “Silver Canyon,” a post-Civil War Western, which will be filmed near Pioneertown, California, beginning March 12. The producer is Armand Schaefer, who wrote and produced Aurty’s firm movie “Tumblin’ Tumbleweeds,” in 1934.
As they have every spring for the past 10 years, 20 to 25 members of Los Compadres riding group will hit the trail once again next Sunday for a four-day ride through the desert. The group will trailer their horses to Pioneertown Sunday and camp out in that area until Wednesday night. Chairman of the ride is Hutch Moseley and president of Los Compadres is Del Smith. Many other club members will join the group briefly at various times during the ride.
Saddle sore but content, 25 Los Compadres riding club members returned to the city Wednesday night to conclude a four-day annual jaunt through the desert.