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The Story of Will Rogers


[[Performer~P61145~Will Rogers Jr.~willrogersjr]] stars as his own father in this slow, sentimental biopic. The film begins with [[Performer~P129720~Rogers~willrogers]]' days on his father's ranch in Indian Territory (later Oklahoma). We see Will court his future wife, Betty ([[Performer~P77721~Jane Wyman~janewyman]]), just before he strikes out on his own as a rodeo performer. Attempting to break into vaudeville with a roping act, Will gets nowhere until he starts cracking extemporaneous jokes about...more