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|The Light of Western Stars|
|Directed by||Otto Brower|
Edward H. Knopf
|Written by||Grover Jones|
William Slavens McNutt
|Based on||The Light of Western Stars|
by Zane Grey
|Music by||Charles Midgley|
|Edited by||Jane Loring|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
The Light of Western Stars is a 1930 American pre-Code Western produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It had two directors, Otto Brower and Edward H. Knopf. This film is the third filming of Zane Grey's novel, The Light of Western Stars. Richard Arlen and Mary Brian starred. Previously filmed by Paramount as a silent in 1925.
The film was the first adaptation of Grey's works to be made with sound. Star Richard Arlen sang in this, his second Western film, performing "a cowboy chantie, accompanied by an harmonica and a jews-harp."
- The Light of Western Stars Detail View, afi.com; accessed August 9, 2015.
- "Studio Notes". The New York Times. January 19, 1930J. p. A 109. Retrieved June 16, 2021.
- "Arlen's Singing Heard in New Western Movie Coming to the Empress". Edmonton Journal. Canada, Edmonton, Alberta. April 12, 1930. p. 41. Retrieved June 16, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
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