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Cal Farley's Boys Ranch (1953)
Hamon Arts Library - SMU
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  • Highlights
    Two residents of Boys Ranch meet a newcomer at the train station before leading him to ranch headquarters
    The new boy meets with the ranch's founder, Cal Farley, and gets a new suit of clothes
    The boys engage in trick riding at the Will Rogers Rodeo Arena
    Duties include preparing meals, maintaining livestock, and tending to the farm crops
    One youngster finds the urge to walk again through his friendship with a pet goat
    A group of boys sing songs of the range
    L-R: David Ash (with guitar), Fain Kennedy (holding rope), Eddie Stevens, and Bill Hiller (also with guitar)
    Earl Smith, a graduate of the ranch, talks about his experience