Gaucho Serenade (1940)
Action / Comedy / Western
Director: Frank McDonald
Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Duncan Renaldo, Mary Lee and Clifford Severn
Gene Autry and his partner in crime Frog Millhouse leave Madison Square Garden in New York City and travel back home in their car, along with Champion in a horse trailer. They meet up with Ronnie Willoughby, a young boy who has just arrived from England. He takes a ride with them assuming they were ordered by his father to meet him. What Ronnie does not know is that his father, Alfred Willoughby is a prisoner in San Quentin for a set up against him by the supervisors of a packing company. Ronnie thought all along his father was a big time rancher in the west. The packing company supervisors do not want Alfred declaring against them, so they have planned to abduct Ronnie.