Sep 10

Brown Bag Lecture: Lone Star Cinema- The Film Industry in Texas with John Slate

Next: Sep 10 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dallas Historical Society


Grab some popcorn or bring your lunch and join Dallas Historical Society for our Brown Bag Lecture. John Slate, Dallas city archivist and published scholar of Texas film history, will take you on a trip around the state and its many connections to Hollywood. Slate's illustrated talk will include stories of both well-known and forgotten actors from Texas, the history and development of the Texas film industry, and fascinating episodes from Texas film folklore. Learn more about Lone Star Cinema just a couple of weeks before the State Fair of Texas & Dallas Historical Society's exhibit "Texas Cinema" opens. The exhibit focuses on the history and impact of film performers and creators from the Lone Star State as well as the depiction of Texas through film. Incorporating a substantial amount of video and other media elements, the Great Hall will come alive with interactive opportunities and valuable historical artifacts.


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Dallas Historical Society
Hall of State at Fair Park
3939 Grand Avenue
P.O. Box 150038
Dallas, TX 75315-0038
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