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Home on the Range


Lone Chimney’s 4th film will tell the origin story of Brewster Higley’s “Home on the Range” song and cabin, located in Smith Center, Kansas. In 1872 Brewster Higley, a frontier doctor, wrote the poem originally under the title of “My Western Home” inspired by his home, a small cabin along Beaver creek, and celebrating the prairie.

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Home on the Range


Lone Chimney’s 4th film will tell the origin story of Brewster Higley’s “Home on the Range” song and cabin, located in Smith Center, Kansas. In 1872 Brewster Higley, a frontier doctor, wrote the poem originally under the title of “My Western Home” inspired by his home, a small cabin along Beaver creek, and celebrating the prairie.

 

Home on the Range film to premiere

Lone Chimney Films’ fourth full length film, Home on the Range will premiere on Friday, January 13 at 7pm at the Wichita Orpheum in Wichita, KS.

 The film will also premiere on Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15 at 1:30 pm at the Center Theater in Smith Center, KS

 A Kansas City premiere will also occur in mid-January.

 The film, which tells the story of the song, the cabin and the lawsuit that determined its origins, has attracted both well-known actors and accomplished musicians as well.

 Featured in the film are the talents of Rance Howard, Buck Taylor, Darby Hinton, Skip Gorman, Mitch Holthus, Mark Mannette and many others, including several local actors. Musicians contributing to the project include the legendary rock band Kansas, Michael Martin Murphey, Jed Marum, the Sons of the Pioneers and many more.

 The film was directed by Ken Spurgeon and was filmed in Smith Center, El Dorado, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas.

 The film is produced by Lone Chimney Films in association with Sperra Studios.

 Lone Chimney Films, Inc. is a 501c3 not for profit educational film company based out of Kansas.

 The film is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council, The People’s Heartland Foundation, Emprise Bank, Northfield School of the Liberal Arts, Philip and Becky Elder, Jim Graf, The Logan Foundation, Jim and Bev Mershon, ITC Holdings, Russ and Ilene Briggs, Carl and Jeanette Christman, Russell and Margaret Bomhoff and the generous donations of many others.

 Tickets for the Wichita premiere are on sale and can be obtained from all Select-A-Seat outlets and the Wichita Orpheum.

 For more information, please contact Ken Spurgeon at 316-259-4182 or ken@lonechimneyfilms.org

 

 

 

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Events


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Events


Check out upcoming events here at Lone Chimney Films.