The film had an operating budget of $23,500 (equal to $417,941 today), and a negative cost of $33,034. Looking for something to watch? Gene and Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette) take off after the rustlers as does Brady and the ranch cowhands in a separate party. (1937). View production, box office, & company info. There's lots of shooting, but not many dead bodies. Republic Pictures presents "ROOTIN' TOOTIN RHYTHM" (12 May 1937) (53 mins/B&W) (Fully Restored/Dolby Digitally Remastered) --- Orvon Gene Autry was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television --- Discovered by film producer Nat Levine in 1934, he and Burnette made … In what they thought was a good idea at the time, Gene and Frog don the clothes of the two outlaws. Was this review helpful to you? Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2008. But local rancher Joe Stafford (Monte Blue) , in reality the head of the rustling gang, gets them off. In a total comedy of errors compounded by coincidences, Gene and Frog come across the clothes of two notorious outlaws, Jed the Apache Kid (Max Hoffman Jr.) and Jim Black (Charles King), who have swapped clothes with two deputies they have killed. A sheriff's posse that is chasing Jed and Jim catches them and, based on the clothes they are wearing, conclude they have their men. In what they thought was a good idea at the time, Gene and Frog don the clothes of the two outlaws. The ranch owned by Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and Buffalo Brady (Hal Taliaferro) has been hit by cattle rustlers. The ending is completely predictable and dull.Gene even has a half-hearted love interest that comes out of nowhere and makes no sense. The ranch owned by Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and Buffalo Brady (Hal Taliaferro) has been hit by cattle rustlers. Rancher Gene (Gene Autry) and his buddy Frog (Smiley Burnette) go after a pair of cattle-rustling outlaws, the Apache Kid (Max Hoffman Jr.) and Black Jim (Charles King). In a total comedy of errors compounded by coincidences, Gene and Frog come across the clothes of two notorious outlaws, Jed the Apache Kid (Max Hoffman Jr.) and Jim Black (Charles King), who have swapped clothes with two deputies they have killed. [5], Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm was filmed March 10–20, 1937. Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm is a 1937 American Western film directed by Mack V. Wright and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Armida. Look ahead to the TV shows still set to premiere in the rest of 2020, including "Selena: The Series" and "The Stand. Sinister Cinema (2008)" Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2008. Gene discovers that Joe Stafford (Monte Blue), a supposed upstanding head of the cattlemen's association, is the boss behind the rusting gang. Les Adams . Compared with A westerns of the period, this is really bad.The plot is confusing as to who is who in all that dust and with all those costume changes. Republic Pictures presents "ROOTIN' TOOTIN RHYTHM" (12 May 1937) (53 mins/B&W) (Fully Restored/Dolby Digitally Remastered) --- Orvon Gene Autry was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television --- Discovered by film producer Nat Levine in 1934, he and Burnette made their film … Based on a story by Johnston McCulley, the film is about two cowboys who assume the identities of dead outlaws in order to stop a bunch of cattle rustlers, later discovering that the outlaws are far from dead. The action scenes are interspersed with some fair to middling western tunes by the hero and others.Gene Autry made better movies than this. A sheriff's posse that is chasing Jed and Jim catches them and, based on the clothes they are wearing, conclude they have their men. This FAQ is empty. 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