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Friday, October 20, 2017

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Robert Jauregui

Robert JaureguiRobert Jauregui is a second generation stunt professional and has been performing stunts in film and television since the mid 1980's. Bob is known for his work on Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Back to the Future Part III (1990) and Total Recall (1990). Film credits also include Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Father of the Bride (1991), Cowboys and Aliens (2011) and the Deadwood TV Series (2004 – 2005). He has been the personal stunt double for a number of Hollywood actors including Kevin Cosner, Jeff Bridges and Harrison Ford and Steve Martin for most of his career, doubling for him in seven films. Most recently Bob has worked in the new HBO series Westworld.

Robert will particpate in the Panel Discussion on Saturday @ 3:00 PM in the High School Quad, just outside the High School Auditorium. Movie Stunts in Films  will be an exciting discusison on movie stunts and in working in the shadows of film's super stars. Leading the panel discussion and as a speaker will be Diamond Farnsworth, Stunt Coordinator and long time friend of Lone Pine.

Pat Ommert

Pat OmmertA skilled trick rider, Roman rider and jumper, and jockey, Ommert toured the world with Wild West shows. She acted as a

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stunt double in Hollywood movies such as the 1954 picture, A Star is Born, and landed contracts for performances at Madison Square Garden and Boston Garden. After she retired from trick riding, Ommert and her husband, a veterinarian, opened California’s first private equine hospital and the Los Caballos Farm, a center for resting and rehabilitating horses.

Ommert was the recipient of the California Professional Horsemen’s Association Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. She has become a legend through her riding, and her invaluable advocacy to keep California’s horse trails and open spaces preserved will benefit cowgirls in generations to come. Pat worked in Lone Pine on the 1954 film, The Adventures of Hajji Baba, with Richard Farnsworth in the film, Autie Mame (1958) and numerous other films in her career. Pat will share her many film and career experiences with the audience.
       

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Clifford Happy

Clifford HappyClifford Happy was born in Newhall to Don & Edith Happy & has one sister Bonnie.  He grew up in the Pro Rodeo world due to his folks working for Andy Jauregui/J-Spear Rodeo Company.  His father Don was inducted into the National Cowboy Rodeo Hall of Fame Class of 2011 and his mother Edith was inducted into the The National Cowboy Rodeo Hall of Fame Class of 2000 & the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs Class of 2002.  Clifford was a 2011 Honoree in The Hollywood Stuntmen’s Hall of Fame and is a past recipient of The Reel Cowboys Silver Spur Award for his contribution to Western Film.  The Happy Family was proudly inducted into The California Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2011.

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He married Marguerite Martins in 1977 adding two boys Sean & Ryan & daughter in law Erica.

Clifford began working as a motion picture extra in 1977 quickly transitioning to stunt work and becoming a member of the elite Stuntmen’s Association of Motion Pictures; a fraternity of talented stuntmen.

His Rodeo background helped him find work on “Lonesome Dove”, one of his favorite memories, however his gymnastic background was key in becoming an all around working stuntman.  Clifford has enjoyed small parts in film and tv as well as coordinating stunts on shows.

Credits include: Lonesome Dove, The Long Riders, Silverado, The Indian In The Cupboard, Men In Black, Blind Justice, Geronimo, Far and Away, Red Dawn, Pale Rider, Blown Away, The Hunted, Under Seige, Double Jeopardy and more.

He would like to thank Diamond and Linda Farnsworth for asking him to be a part of the 2017 Lone Pine Film Festival; and looks forward to spending time in Lone Pine with “movie Movie Stunts in Films and working in the shadows of film's super stars

Clifford would like to thank Diamond and Linda Farnsworth for asking him to be a part of the 2017 Lone Pine Film Festival; and looks forward to spending time in Lone Pine with “movie fans." Clifford will particpate in the Panel Discussion on Saturday @ 3:00 PM in the High School Quad, just outside the High School Auditorium. Movie Stunts in Films  will be an exciting discusison on movie stunts and in working in the shadows of film's super stars. Leading the panel discussion and as a speaker will be Diamond Farnsworth, Stunt Coordinator and long time friend of Lone.

Marguerite Happy

Marguerite HappyRaised in Salinas, California by Jim and Sally Martins with one brother Kearney, Marguerite married Clifford Happy in 1977 and moved to Newhall.

Marguerite’s father-in-law, Don Happy, helped her become an extra in the motion picture business at age 18. While working on the film "1941" in 1979, stunt coordinator Terry Leonard converted her during a fight scene and her stunt career began. 

Credits include: “Little House on the Prairie”, “How The West Was Won”, "Thelma and Louise", "Men in Black II", "The Mask of Zorro", "Runaway Bride", "Charlies Angels Full Throttle", “Pure Country”, “Rodeo Girl”, “Triumphs of a Man Called Horse III, “Bad Girls”, “NCIS” to name a few.

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Marguerite is a loyal Gold Card member of The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association and enjoys competing in the Barrel Race and Team Roping.  Finding herself semi-retired she enjoys giving horse riding lessons, riding outside horses and is grateful for the opportunity to continue learning from these experiences.


She was inducted into the Hollywood Stuntmen’s Hall of Fame in 2011 and become an Honoree of The 2017 Reel Cowboys Silver Spur Award in recognition of her work in Western Film.

After 40 years of marriage they are most proud of their two sons Sean, Ryan and daughter in-law Erica. 

Marguerite would like to thank Diamond and Linda Farnsworth for asking her to be a part of the 2017 Lone Pine Film Festival and looks forward to spending time in Lone Pine with “movie fans." Marguerite will particpate in the Panel Discussion on Saturday @ 3:00 PM in the High School Quad, just outside the High School Auditorium. Movie Stunts in Films  will be an exciting discusison on movie stunts and in working in the shadows of film's super stars. Leading the panel discussion and as a speaker will be Diamond Farnsworth, Stunt Coordinator and long time friend of Lone.

Scott Eyman

Scott EyemanWith the November 2016 publication of his third collaboration with veteran actor Robert Wagner, “I Loved Her In The Movies,” Scott Eyman has authored 14 books, including the NYT Bestseller “John Wayne: The Life and Legend,” and two other Bestsellers with veteran actor Robert Wagner:  “You Must Remember This” (published March 2014) and  “Pieces of My Heart” (published 2008).

Scott’s next book, “Hank and Jim,” will be published on Oct. 31, 2017, by Simon & Schuster. It’s about the 50-year friendship between Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart.

Among his other books are “Empire of Dreams: The Epic Life of Cecil B. DeMille,” which won the 2011 Richard Wall Memorial Book Award, “Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer,” “Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford,” “Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise,” and “The Speed of Sound” (all Simon & Schuster) and “John Ford: The Searcher” for Taschen.

Scott was the 2014 recipient of the National Board of Review William K. Everson Award for Film History for his body of work. His journalism and criticism work made him a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He’s won multiple writing awards for his feature writing, film and literary criticism.

He has lectured extensively around the world, most frequently at the National Film Theater in London, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Moscow Film Theater. He’s done the commentary tracks for many DVDs, including “Trouble in Paradise,” “My Darling Clementine,” and “Stagecoach.”

Scott also writes pieces for Film Comment, as well as book reviews for The Wall Street Journal. He has written for The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune, as well as practically every film magazine extinct or still extant.

He’s the former literary and art critic for The Palm Beach Post; he and his wife, Lynn, live in West Palm Beach

On Saturday morning, TCM Host Ben Mankiewicz will moderate a panel discussion on how actor John Wayne and Director John Ford influenced the image of the American Western hero. Among the panel members will be Scott; Bob Boze Bell, the Editor/Publisher of True West magazine; and Ed Hulse, Western film historian and the author of the "Filming of the West of Zane Grey."

Following the screening of Cheyenne Social Club on Saturday night, Ben Mankiewicz will lead a discussion with Scott about the film and it’s two stars, who are the subject of his new book, Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart. Eyman is a frequent book reviewer for The Wall Street Journal. He has written over a dozen books about the Golden Age of Hollywood, including what most consider the definitive biographies of both John Wayne and John Ford. 

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