Pine In The Movies (2011) [Paperback]
by James V. D'Arc, Ed Hulse, Chris Langley & Don Miller
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 6th
over 100 pages of rare photos and fact-filled articles written by noted film historians
who have chronicled filmmaking in Lone Pine.
hundred years ago, Leonard Franklin Slye was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. His family
later moved to the small hamlet of Duck Run, where they worked a farm that produced
a meager living. Young Len wanted a lot more from life, and he eventually got
it—as Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys, hero to millions of American children and
a star of both big-screen and small-screen. Roy began his storied career in Lone
Pine, where his first starring film—Under Western Stars—was made in early
1938. In two excellent essays by Ed Hulse and Don Miller, we examine in some detail
that motion picture and other aspects of his career.
Langley has been contributing to Lone Pine in the Movies since we published
the first issue in 2003. From that number we have reprinted by popular demand
his groundbreaking article on silent-era director Clarence Badger.
year, with his superb article on the film Brigham Young (1940), we enlist
in our Writers Brigade a distinguished new contributor., James V. D’Arc. Jim is
curator of the BYU Motion Picture Archive, the BYU Film Music Archive and the
Arts and Communications Archive, and also runs the BYU Motion Picture Archive
included is a revised list of films made wholly or partially on locations in Lone
Pine and the eastern Sierras