Apr 06

Utah and Peggy Stewart

Typically of Republic Studios, Utah was made in Lone Pine, California! Dad’s (Roy Rogers) films seldom had the budget to travel out of California and Lone Pine is used for everything from itself (“High Sierra”) to the Khyber Pass (“King of the Khyber Rifles”) to India in “Charge of the Light Brigade” to another world …

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Mar 30

Geri Jewell Celebrity interview with host Cheryl Rogers Barnett

Cheryl Rogers interview with Geri Jewell. Geri Jewell has many film credits for acting, producing and writing. Starting in 1980 on the television series The Righteous Apples. Geri portrayed Geri Tyler in 12 episodes of The Facts of Life TV series in the mid 1980’s. She also appeared in all 23 episodes of the HBO …

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Mar 28

The Sons of the Pioneers

I just received a great photo from Harold Spencer, Tim’s son, and his wife Julie. This is a VERY EARLY (1935?) photo of the Pioneers and I want to share it with you. From the left: Hugh Farr, Karl Farr, Bob Nolan,Len Slye (Roy Rogers) and Tim Spencer.

Mar 28

ROY ROGERS PLAYING PIANO?

From the left: Hugh Farr, Pat Brady, Roy Rogers, Karl Farr, Lloyd Perryman, Bob Nolan and Tim Spencer My good friend Larry Zwisohn sent me this photo and asked when Dad (Roy Rogers) learned to play the piano? I guess that seeing Dad sitting on the piano bench while he sings away gave Larry the …

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Mar 27

ROY ROGERS AND JOAQUIN

Dad owned one of the first five pairs of Weimaraners imported from Germany. Joaquin was the male and Lana was the female.  For a number of years Dad bred Weimaraner pups but we never had any that we loved as much as Lana and Joaquin.  When they arrived, they only knew German commands but Dad …

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Mar 22

Diamond Farnsworth Celebrity interview with host Cheryl Rogers Barnett

Cheryl Rogers interview with Stuntman Diamond Farnsworth. Diamond Farnsworth has hundreds film credits for stunts! Starting in 1967 on the western television series Laredo. Diamond is an Actor as well as Stunt man and Stunt Coordinator. Diamond’s most recent work includes coordinating the stunts for NCIS. Diamond is also the son of Actor Stuntman Richard …

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Mar 20

What is This Event – Dale, Gene and Roy?

Hi Y’all!  My husband Larry has been going through some boxes that we haven’t looked through since we moved here (Utah) from California — about 14 years ago.   He is finding some great stuff!   One of the great things he has found is the above photo copy of Mom (Dale Evans), their good …

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Mar 16

WELCOME TO MY NEW WEBSITE

Hi Y’all and Welcome to Western Stars Theater!  I want you to have lots of fun and hope you enjoy the time you spend here watching our wonderful films and special features. I plan on trying to bring you some comments and information that you won’t get on other websites about your favorite Western Stars …

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Mar 14

Dick Jones interview with host Cheryl Rogers Barnett

Here is a wonderful Celebrity Interview with Dick Jones interview with host Cheryl Rogers Barnett Dick Jones started in movies in Hollywood in 1934. Dick did many western movies and many western TV show episodes guest spots! He also co-starred in The Range Rider with Jock Mahoney and starred in the western television series Buffalo …

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Mar 14

Grand Canyon Trail STARRING Roy Rogers from 1948

Grand Canyon Trail STARRING Roy Rogers complete western movie from 1948. Sintown is just a deserted ghost town until J. Malcolm Vanderpool starts looking for silver. Cookie and Roy’s partners put $20,000 into the business only to find that the mine is worthless and Vanerpool is bankrupt. Carol comes out to look for silver to …

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Mar 13

THE WESTERN FILMS

Howdy! MORE WESTERN FILMS WILL BE HERE VERY SOON!  There are already almost 100 western films on the site and many more movies will be on the website very soon. Thanks for stopping by and we hope you will come back often for all the films and the information about the stars and the movies straight …

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Mar 13

ROY ROGERS AND CARY GRANT IN PARTNERSHIP???

Actually it was Cary Grant, Dad, Red Skelton and Richard Widmark who were talking about forming a partnership to invest in a hotel in Acapulco, Mexico in the mid-1940s! I don’t remember anything about this (sure wish it had happened as Grant and Widmark were extraordinary businessmen!) but a friend of mine, who is a …

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