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Monday, February 27, 2017


  • Sunrise Photo Tour

    Sunrise Photo Tour

    For over 25 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

    Lone Pine Back Lot Tour

    Burt & Donna Yost's  "Back Lot Tours are Back!  Friday, Saturday & Sunday. See information below as to specific day details ...  Friday & Sunday The Read More
  • Gunga Din Tour

    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

    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

    Billy King Remembers Hopalong Cassidy

    Festival guest Billy King returns to join us for our 27th Film Festival to discuss and reminisce about his movie making experiences with William Boyd.  Read More
  • Ansel Adams - In The Footsteps of the Master Tour

    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
  • Desert Pursuit - Movie Location Tour

    Desert Pursuit - Movie Location Tour

    Prospector Wayne Morris, accompanied by Virginia Grey, travels on horseback to San Bernardino to settle down and get married. In his journey through Death Valley Read More
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Movie Site Tours

This year's new tours include Desert Pursuit based on 1952 film starring Wayne Morris, Mystery Man, a 1944 Hopalong classic; both created and led by Don Kelsen. Don has also updated a Billy King tour, as Billy will once again join us for this yars festival. Billy will be with Don in the Museum theater on Thursday for a discussion and presentation prior to "On Tour with Billy King"  Our Aussie friends are back, Ross Schnioffsky and Waren Davey will expand on the directorial passion of Henry Hathaway for Alabama Hills locations and have redrafted  one of our most requested tours, Audie Murphy, A Reel - Real Hero. 

 We have brought back last years very popular; "Ansel Adams - In the Footsteps of the Master," led by the Museum's own, Catherine Kravits and                                    "Gunga Din Tour."  Melody Holland-Ogburn,will lead her traditional "North South Tour" and Burt and  Donna Yost delight with a revised, "Back Lot Tour,

Cowboy Larry Maurice gets you up early on Saturday and Sunday morning for a Lone Pine "Sunrise Tour".

A big thanks to all the tour guides for their support and enthusiasm in preparing this years tours.

Movie Site Tours

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Latest News

2016 Film Festival

Celebrity Guests

Jim Clark
Diamond Farnsworth
Billy King
Ben Mankiewicz
William Wellman

Master of Ceremonies

Larry Maurice

Guest Authors & Panelists
Cheryl Rogers Barnett
Bob Boze Bell
Melinda Carey
Larry Floyd
Dan Ford
Wyatt McCrea
Petrine Day Mitchum
Francis Nevins
David Rothel
Jay Dee Witney
Bob White
Rob Word

Panel Moderator
Ed Hulse

Piano Accompaniment
J. C. Munns

Friday Night Keynote Film

John Ford's
3 Badman

Saturday Night Keynote Film

John Ford's
3 Godfathers

Special Guests

John Gilliland
     aka Hopalong Cassidy
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