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June 2022

Arizona Goes to the Movies: A Filmmaking History with Jim Turner

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S. Old Ellsworth Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85242 United States
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From Douglas Fairbanks filming in Nogales in 1917 to “How the West Was Won” statewide in 1963, the state of Arizona has always been a photogenic favorite for movie producers. The program looks from “Real to Reel” to see how Hollywood has affected popular views of Western settlement and continues to impact social interactions. The show runs the gamut from Tom Mix to Val Kilmer with information about the plots, players, and behind-the-scenes anecdotes about Tom Mix, Jean Harlow, John…

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