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Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio since 1910 ebook

by Frank T. Thompson


Texas Hollywood book.

Texas Hollywood book. Since the first motion picture studio in Texas was established in San Antonio in 1910, the city has been home to the filming of more than 250 movies, from silent flickers to thrillers to the winner of the first Academy Award. California film historian Frank Thompson's entertainingly written and dramatically illustrated work documents this ongoing activity for the first time Since the.

Bought this book because my father was involved in filmmaking in San Antonio in the 1960's The entire book is very interesting and . .

Bought this book because my father was involved in filmmaking in San Antonio in the 1960's The entire book is very interesting and a good read.

Since the first motion picture studio in Texas was established in San Antonio in 1910, the city has been home to the filming of more than 250 movies, from silent flickers to thrillers to the winner of the first Academy Award. California film historian Frank Thompson's entertainingly written and dramatically illustrated work documents this ongoing activity for the first time.

Book Format: Paperback. Film historian Frank Thompson includes the first filmography documenting the scope of the activity. 1 2 3. Qty: Get In-Stock Alert. Since the first motion picture studio in Texas was set up in San Antonio in 1910, the city has hosted the filming of more than 250 movies, including the first Academy Award winner for Best Picture - Wings - in 1927. Trinity University Press.

Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio Since 1910. San Antonio: Maverick Publishing Company, 2002. The Texans at the American Film Institute Catalog.

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More than 250 movies have been filmed in San Antonio since the first movie studio in Texas opened in the city in 1910. He leaves no doubt about the richness of the filmmaking heritage that gives San Antonio claim to the title "Texas Hollywood

More than 250 movies have been filmed in San Antonio since the first movie studio in Texas opened in the city in 1910. They range from silent flickers to major Hollywood productions, off-beat independent films, low-budget horror films and everything in between. Some of history's most honored and loved films have been filmed in San Antonio, including the winner of the first Academy Award for Best Picture. He leaves no doubt about the richness of the filmmaking heritage that gives San Antonio claim to the title "Texas Hollywood. Library descriptions.

Alamo (2002, Salamander Press hardcover); Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio From 1910 (2002; Maverick . Because of his expertise on the subject, Frank Thompson has several connections with the recent Disney film, The Alamo, which was released on April 9, 2004

Alamo (2002, Salamander Press hardcover); Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio From 1910 (2002; Maverick Publishing); The Alamo: A Cultural History (2001, Taylor Publishing); The Blind Date Guide to Dating (2001, St. Martin's); Abraham Lincoln: 20th Century Popular Portrayals (1999, Taylor); I Was That Masked Man (1996, Taylor; co-authored with. Because of his expertise on the subject, Frank Thompson has several connections with the recent Disney film, The Alamo, which was released on April 9, 2004. He is the author of the novelization of the screenplay, published in March, 2004 by Hyperion. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, .

More than 250 movies have been filmed in San Antonio since the first movie studio in Texas opened in the city in 1910. They range from silent flickers to major Hollywood productions, off-beat independent films, low-budget horror films and everything in between. Some of history's most honored and loved films have been filmed in San Antonio, including the winner of the first Academy Award for Best Picture.

A broad San Antonio presence is obvious in some: Cloak and Dagger (1984), Still Breathing (1998), Evenhand (2000). Others draw on the city's longstanding relationship with the military: Wings (1927), West Point of the Air (1935), Air Cadet (1951), plus a host of Alamo films beginning with The Immortal Alamo (1911). San Antonio also substitutes for such places as the Old South (The Warrens of Virginia, 1924), Chicago (The Big Brawl, 1980), even Africa (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, 1995).

Frank Thompson sorts it all out in this entertainingly written, dramatically illustrated (109 illustrations) and thoroughly researched work, concluding with a landmark San Antonio filmography. He leaves no doubt about the richness of the filmmaking heritage that gives San Antonio claim to the title "Texas Hollywood."

Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio since 1910 ebook
Author:
Frank T. Thompson
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Publisher:
Maverick Pub Co; First Edition edition (November 15, 2001)
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96 pages
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