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The Big Sombrero (1949)

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82 min | Action, Adventure, Music

Gene is hired to be foreman of the Big Sombrero ranch by Jim Garland, who is handling all the business affairs of the owner, Estrellita Estrada, who is more interested in going to America than taking care of her Mexican holdings. Gene, ...See moreGene is hired to be foreman of the Big Sombrero ranch by Jim Garland, who is handling all the business affairs of the owner, Estrellita Estrada, who is more interested in going to America than taking care of her Mexican holdings. Gene, discovering Garland's plan to run all the Mexican rancheros off the ranch, turns against his boss and shortly finds himself in the middle of cattle stampedes and an avalanche started by Garland's men. Written by Doug Sederberg See less
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Writer
Olive Cooper (original screenplay)
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Release date
Apr 19, 1949 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Gene Autry
Gene Autry Gene Autry   See fewer
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Champion
Champ Champ   See fewer
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Elena Verdugo
Estrellita Estrada Estrellita Estrada   See fewer
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Stephen Dunne
Jimmy Garland Jimmy Garland   See fewer
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George J. Lewis
Juan Vazcaro Juan Vazcaro   See fewer
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Vera Marshe
Angie Burke Angie Burke   See fewer
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William Edmunds
Don Luis Alvarado Don Luis Alvarado   See fewer
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Martin Garralaga
Felipe Gonzales Felipe Gonzales   See fewer
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Gene Roth
Ben McBride (as Gene Stutenroth) Ben McBride (as Gene Stutenroth)   See fewer
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Jose Alvarado
Pedro (uncredited) Pedro (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Bell
Man With Gun (uncredited) Man With Gun (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Bernard
Pawnbroker (uncredited) Pawnbroker (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Cason
Henchman Stacy (uncredited) Henchman Stacy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Dominguez
Ranchero (uncredited) Ranchero (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Espinoza
Pepe (uncredited) Pepe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Farr
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Antonio Filauri
Pablo (uncredited) Pablo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Kirk
Man With Cigar (uncredited) Man With Cigar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pierce Lyden
Henchman Farmer (uncredited) Henchman Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alex Montoya
Border Official (uncredited) Border Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Artie Ortego
Ranchero (uncredited) Ranchero (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Palma
Ranchero (uncredited) Ranchero (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jose Portugal
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cosmo Sardo
Border Official (uncredited) Border Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Soldani
Ranchero (uncredited) Ranchero (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Urchel
Ranchero (uncredited) Ranchero (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rian Valente
Estaban (uncredited) Estaban (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 97 votes