“Frontier Horizon” is a Western film released in 1939, directed by George Sherman and starring Gene Autry. Gene Autry, known as the “Singing Cowboy,” was a popular figure in Western films, combining his acting skills with musical performances.
In “Frontier Horizon,” Gene Autry plays the role of Gene Autry (a common practice in his films where he often used his own name as the character). The plot revolves around Autry trying to prevent a range war between cattle ranchers and sheepherders. As tensions rise, Autry employs his musical talents to defuse the situation and bring about a peaceful resolution.
The film includes typical elements of the singing cowboy genre, featuring action sequences, musical interludes, and a strong moral undertone. Gene Autry’s charm and entertaining performances were key factors in the success of such Westerns during that era.