Cowboy and the Senorita

A Biography Of Roy Rogers And Dale Evans

Book Description

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans ruled the West from the silver screen as the King of Cowboys and and Queen of the West. Off screen, this husband and wife duo raised a family and lived the "Code of the West." Now, in this new biography, named for their first feature film as a pair, the Rogers family shares the inside story of these beloved Western icons, detailing their personal struggles and rise to stardom, the lives of their children, the tragedies that befell their family, and their memories of Roy and Dale and Trigger and other sidekicks on the silver screen and behind the scenes. More than sixty photographs of the couple at work and at home are included.

About Enss, Chris

Chris Enss is an author, scriptwriter and comedienne who has written for television and film, and performed on cruise ships and on stage. In 1995 she co-wrote and voiced one-minute vignettes on gold rush history for KNCO radio in Grass Valley, California. She then went on to produce an audiotape about the Yuba Donner Scenic Byway for the Tahoe National Forest, which led to her first book with Globe Pequot, With Great Hope: Women of the California Gold Rush, published in 2000. Her second book, Love Untamed: Romances of the Old West, was released by Globe Pequot in June 2002. Gilded Girls: Women Entertainers of the Old West was issued in May 2003, and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon: Women Soldiers, was published in 2004.

Howard Kazanjian is an award-winning producer and entertainment executive who has been producing feature films and television programs for more than twenty-five years. While vice president of production for Lucasfilm Ltd., he produced two of the highest grossing films of all time: Raiders of the Lost Ark and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. He also managed production of another top-ten box-office hit, The Empire Strikes Back. Some of his other notable credits include The Rookies, Demolition Man, and the two-hour pilot and first season of J.A.G.

In 2004 Enss and Kazanjian published another Globe Pequot book, Happy Trails: A Pictorial Celebration of the Life and Times of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.