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Lone Pine Film History Museum
The Beverly and Jim Rogers Lone Pine Film History Museum’s, located at 701 South Main Street in Lone Pine, California, celebrates and preserves the diverse movie history of Lone Pine, Death Valley and the Eastern Sierra. 
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Lone Ranger Exhibit WELCOME TO LONE RANGER CANYON The Museum is now celebrating the 75th Anniversary
of the Lone Ranger's film premiere in
Republic's 1938 serial THE LONE RANGER  with an exciting exhbit of over 400 items.

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Where the Real West Becomes the Reel West  The Lone Pine Film History Museum is dedicated to preserving the Heritage and History of the Iconic "Cowboys," Men & Women” in American Western Film. Read the Full Story
Hopalong Cassidy One of the most important characters associated with Lone Pine is Clarence E. Mulford’s Hopalong Cassidy. On the page he was a hard drinking, tobacco chewing, rough talking character with a limp that made him “Hop-a-long.” Read the Full Story

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Welcome to the Lone Pine Film History Museum

Explore, the museum's extensive collection of real movie costumes, movie cars, props, posters, and other memorabilia. This collection tells the story of filming in the area in and around Lone Pine from the early days of the Round Up to the modern blockbusters of today such as Iron Man. While you're here, don't forget to make the short trip up Whitney Portal Road and take the Self-Guided Tour of Movie Road and get a first hand look at real shooting locations of a great many motion pictures filmed in the beautiful Alabama Hills. You can download the Movie Road Self-Guided Tour booklet from BLM here.

TREMORS - 25 YEARS LATER

Released January 19, 1990

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Filmed_In_Lone_Pine"It’s like we just discovered this on basic cable yesterday, but seriously, Tremors is 25 years old this week, and there’s still so much to say about it. The fact that it stills rules as both a creature feature and a comically podunk, shakey-Jake Western. The argument for this as Kevin Bacon’s best starring vehicle, not that silly old Footloose. The promise of a distinct young director named Ron Underwood who seemingly vanished after the ‘90s. The crazy fact that this spawned several direct-to-video sequels, with yet another one coming soon. But most importantly, we’re here to reflect on the legacy of a ridiculously fun B-movie that features incredible monsters called (ugh), “graboids.” So get your feet off the ground, get cozy in your rumpus room, and join us for an anniversary discussion of Tremors." Quoted from http://consequenceofsound.net/ 

It is difficult to isolate exactly why the film is so marvellous, but it is telling that it is nigh on impossible to find something wrong with it. The budget was a very modest 11 million dollars, which means that the effects work has a sense of DIY about it, but if anything this only makes the film better. The spirit that goes into animating the “graboids” – giant man-eating underground worms – is very much the same as that which saw greyhounds wrapped in shaggy coats to masquerade as The Killer Shrews! The sparse It’s 1989 and Brent Maddock and S.S. Wilson have a screenplay. The two writers of family-friendly science-fiction including the 1986’s Short Circuit and 1987’s *batteries not included have been working on a script idea based on “land sharks” -and Tremors was born.  25 Years of Graboids: A Look Back at Tremors:


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location, the tiny town of Perfection, Nevada, adds a chilling sense of isolation, with the underground menace rendering any conventional method of escape impossible. Scenes of characters trapped on rocks in the middle of the desert show an almost Hitchcockian ability from director Ron Underwood to make the most of a confined space. The writers, SS Wilson and Brent Maddock, were also responsible for Short Circuit, another subversively comic flick which has likewise stood the test of time rather better than some of its contemporaries. See More at the Museum Exhibit Pages @>  


              
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Arcadia - Images of America: Owens Valley

Arcadia - Images of America: Owens Valley

The Owens Valley is a bold and beautiful land where rugged alpine peaks tower over the deep trough of high desert that John Muir called “a country of wonderful contrasts.” Inhabiting a rich and complex past are native people, miners, cattlemen, farmers, and city builders who laid claim, often violently, to its resources. By 1913, Owens River wa
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Arches of the Alabamas

Arches of the Alabamas

The Alabama Hills are found just to the west of the small town of Lone Pine, California. Most people would agree that they exhibit an extraordinary beauty with unique rock formations, stunning skylines, and the backdrop of the majestic High Sierras. It is no wonder that the film industry has repeatedly chosen this location for so many movies. Howev
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Cowboy Sidekicks

Cowboy Sidekicks

Cowboy Sidekicks        by David Rothel (Author) Those Great Cowboy Sidekicks is an in-depth examination of such fondly remembered comic character actors as George "Gabby" Hayes,Smiley Burnette, Andy Devine, Al "Fuzzy" St. John, Pat Buttram, and many other sidekicks of the B Westerns-thirty-nine in all! Much of Those Great Cowboy Sidekicks
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Cat Ballou

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