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Thursday, December 14, 2017

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THE AUSSIES ARE COMIMG !

The total distance from Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles, CA is 7,931 miles. This is equivalent to 12,764 kilometers. But, this distance will not keep our two favorite Aussies from Lone Pine. Ross Schnioffsky and Warren Davey who over the years seem to have layed claim to the Alabamas and have garnered a very big following for festival tours, will be in Lone Pine for this years Festival.

Ross Schnofski

Many of you will recognize Ross,
we 
looking for a picture of Warren.
Or, 
is that him on the left?

The call of the Alabama Hills has lured Warren and Ross back to Lone Pine. Both have been rootin'-tootin', but very little shootin' lounge chair cowboys since Walt Disney dusted off Davy Crockett's old coonskin cap. Ross and Warren live just west of Lone Pine in the little  frontier town of Melbourne, Australia. TV westerns arrived in Australia in 1956 and they have loved them ever since. Despite spending most of their working life in all forms of education from elementary schools to universities Warren and Ross have held on to their sanity, barely! Ross, who loves making little docos on cinema history, is a faculty librarian at La Trobe University, Melbourne and Warren, who loves reading about all things western, is an elementary school librarian and both happily maintain disorganized lives.

Ross and Warren will be presenting two times: A presentation on Audie Murphy before a tour; and the second a tribute to the Singing Cowboys of Lone Pine.

Audie Murphy - A Real - Reel Hero

Trace the steps of one of America's great war heroes, Audie Murphy, as we take you to where he made three of his most interesting movies, Hell Bent for Leather, Directed by George Sherman (1959), Posse from Hell, Directed by Herbert Coleman (1960), and Showdown, Directed by R. G.Springsteen (1962). Murphy was a better actor than he gave himself credit for and was involved in some production planning such as location spotting. Warren and Ross will show you not only sites from the films but also where some of these movies's most thrilling stunts were performed. The tour will incorporate interesting fact on the directors and some "Audie audio". 

GUNS AND GUITARS – “The Singing Cowboys in Lone Pine”

Museum Theater
Saturday October 7th
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Singing Cowboys came to the screen via radio and Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and Tex Ritter were at the head of the line, but right behind them were other silver screen cowpoke crooners including Rex Allen, Smith Ballew and Dick Foran. Their presentation will focus on those that made films in Lone Pine and provide brief historical background with varied film clips.

Be prepared to “Sing-Along”

 

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