LONE CHIMNEY’S 4TH FILM TELLS 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.
Lone Chimney's latest film, Home on the Range, has attracted both well-known actors and accomplished musicians.
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.
Home on the Range 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.