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Saturday, May 28, 2016

  • Sunrise Photo Tour

    For nearly 20 years film festival visitors have thrilled to the breath taking beauty of the Eastern High Sierra Sunrise Tour. A photographer’s dream event, Read More
  • Lone Pine Back Lot Tour

    The Lone Pine Back Lot Tour will visit locations seldom seen by our visitors; a must tour for movie buffs! All locations still standing, just as Read More
  • Tremors Tour - 25 Years!

    Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Tremors. Shot almost entirely on location in and around Lone Pine, this years Tremors tour will travel to the site on Read More
  • Anchor Ranch Walking Tour

    Anchor Ranch Walking tour is a walking tour of the location for many Hopalong Cassidy and Tim Holt fans. Anchor Ranch is currently a working ranch Read More
  • Gunga Din Tour

    The Gunga Din Tour is a Bus tour that highlights the filming of the movie in the summer and fall of 1938, Gunga Din remains to Read More
  • North South Tour

    The North South Tour is considered one of the most scenic drives, you'll see LOTS of the Alabama Hills. The tour travels throughout the length Read More
  • Billy King Remembers Hopalong Cassidy

    Festival guest, Billy King, visits the the Alabama Hills for the first time since his preteen acting career began and ended as a cast member Read More
  • Arches of the Alabama Hills Tour

    Most people would agree that the Alabama Hills exhibit an extraordinary beauty with its unique rock formations, stunning skylines, and the backdrop of the majestic Read More
  • Ansel Adams - In The Footsteps of the Master Tour

    “A Good Photograph is Knowing Where to Stand” Ansel Adams.Join Catherine Kravitz, Museum Staff and Docent, in the Ansel Adams; In the Footsteps of the Read More
  • Alabama Hills, Hollywood's Orient Tour

    We know that Hollywood was never to careful about accurately portraying cultures but they still created both compelling and enjoyable films. In this tour you Read More
  • In Old Colorado Tour

    In Old Colorado is a Tour about the "right to water". The movie depicts conflict with two ranchers, herding cattle in and around the scenic Read More
  • The Hired Gun Movie Tour

    The Hired Gun Movie Tour is based on the dramatic story of a woman accused of murdering her husband. Ellen Beldon (Anne Francis) is awaiting Read More
  • Tom Mix's Hidden Location Tour

    Come along with film historian Chris Langley as we follow the trail of silent film hero Tom Mix working in Lone Pine. Riders of the Read More
  • Rawhide Movie Tour

    Enjoy the Alabama Hills while someone else drives! Take pictures from the bus while we head north on Movie Road. Come celebrate one of Lone Read More
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Rex Linn

Rex Linn 72 dpiRex Linn moved from Oklahoma to California in the late 1980s to become an actor in films. One of his first acting jobs was in the Western TV movie Bonanza: The Next Generation. Over the years he has appeared in a large number of TV and feature Westerns, eighteen at last count, more recently Django Unchained and Appaloosa, although he is primarily known for his work in the television series CSI: Miami where he portrayed Detective Frank Tripp. He is currently appearing in the series The Brink and has a running part in Nashville, where he portrays Bill Lexington, the father of the character Will Lexington. 

Robert Knott

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Robert Knott is a third generation actor, writer and producer.  His grandparents had a traveling tent show that followed the wheat harvest. When the show closed, his family settled in Oklahoma where Knott was born and raised.  He has an extensive list of stage, television, and film credits including the award winning feature “Appaloosa”, based on the Robert B. Parker novel, which he adapted and produced with his partner, actor, director and fellow Oklahoman, Ed Harris. He’s a New York Times Best selling author with 3 novels to his credit; IRONHORSE, BULL RIVER and THE BRIDGE and a 4th book, BLACKJACK scheduled to be released Jan 2016 (G. P. Putnam Sons).  Upcoming projects include, DESPERADOES, the story of the Dalton Gang based on Ron Hansen’s novel penned for FX, a Billy the Kid project with Universal, DAMNNATION, a western with Legendary TV and a boxing Biopic for Vince Vaughn and Universal Studios, entitled BUSTER.

Jay C. Munns

MunoosJay Munns 150 x 72 dpiJay C. Munns has been entertaining audiences for nearly five decades, specializing in vintage American music from saloon piano to the great song hits of the 'twenties, 'thirties and 'forties. He has performed for two U.S. presidents and entertained countless celebrities including Bob Hope, Cary Grant, and Jimmy Stewart, to name a few. 

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Kenneth Turan

Kenneth Turan is film critic for the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio’s Morning Edition as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. He has been a staff writer for the Washington Post as well as the Times’ book review editor. A graduate of Swarthmore College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he teaches film reviewing and non-fiction writing at USC. His most recent books are Never Coming To A Theater Near You and Free For All: Joe Papp, The Public and The Greatest Theater Story Ever Told.

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Petrine Day Mitchum

Petrine MitchumPetrine Day Mitchum is a former Hollywood story editor and script analyst for The Ladd Company, Pathe, TriStar Pictures, and DreamWorks. She has made short films for Saturday Night Live and contributed to numerous publications as a photojournalist and essayist. Petrine lives in California’s Santa Ynez Valley with her three rescue dogs and two American Quarter Horses, Genuine Rascal Jac and Photo Op.

Petrine is returning to Lone Pine to share her stories and her
 new book, Hollywood Hoofbeats: The Fascinating Story of Horses in Movies and Television, a second-edition release. In the new edition, Petrine provides thought provoking and compelling narration as she explores one of the most HoofBeats Cover 150 72 dpicomplete collections of movie actors and their horses. The narration is complemented by an extensive collection of photos documenting the history of horses in American cinema. Petrine comments, " In fact, the movies might not exist at all since the entire motion picture industry evolved from an experiment with a camera and horse."

To read more about Petrine and her book, please see her reivew in the Huffington Post. 
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2015 Film Festival

Celebrity Guests
Bruce Boxleitner
Sylvia Durando
Diamond Farnsworth
Billy King
Robert Knott
Kenneth Turan
William Wellman Jr.

Special Guest
Johnny Crawford

In Concert
Don Edwards

Master of Ceremonies
Larry Maurice

Guest Authors & Panelists
Cheryl Rogers Barnett
Robert Birchard
Gary Brown
Larry Floyd
Wyatt McCrea
Petrine Day Mitchum
Bob White

Panel Moderator
Ed Hulse

Friday Night Keynote Film


Saturday Night Keynote Film

Special Guests
John Gilliland
     aka Hopalong Cassidy
Jake Thorne
    aka John Wayne