In Old Kentucky (1935 film)

In Old Kentucky is a 1935 American comedy film starring Will Rogers, Dorothy Wilson and Russell Hardie. Two feuding families decide to settle a dispute with a horse race. It was Rogers' last film and was released posthumously, after he was killed in a plane crash on August 15, 1935.

In Old Kentucky
Directed byGeorge Marshall
Produced byEdward Butcher
Written bySam Hellman
Gladys Lehman
Henry Johnson (add. dialogue)
Based on1893 play In Old Kentucky
by Charles T. Dazey
StarringWill Rogers
Dorothy Wilson
Russell Hardie
Music byArthur Lange (uncredited)
CinematographyL. William O'Connell
Edited byJack Murray
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • November 28, 1935 (1935-11-28)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1.4 million[1]

It was filmed on-location on two sites in Thousand Oaks, California: Deerwood Stock Farm and Borchard Ranch.[2][3]



  1. Aubrey Solomon, Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History Rowman & Littlefield, 2002 p 217
  2. Schneider, Jerry L. (2015). Western Filming Locations Book 1. CP Entertainment Books. Page 133. ISBN 9780692561348.
  3. Maulhardt, Jeffrey Wayne (2010). Conejo Valley. Arcadia Publishing. Page 94. ISBN 9780738580395.
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