Wagon Train to the Stars
First Tour: Friday (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
First Tour Leaves from the South Parking Lot of Museum @ 2:00 PM
Second Tour (Monday) Leaves from the South Parking Lot of Museum @ 9:00 AM
“Science fiction films were all westerns in structure.” Quote from Gene Roddenberry Biography.
Need a break from horses and cowboys? Come with us to see where flying saucers flew, where giant sand worms cavorted, where graboids feasted on human flesh, where mutants rode across Nimbus III, the planet of Intergalactic Peace, and where ordinance magnate Tony Stark created a flying suit of iron. Brick Bradford, Jack Armstrong and Bruce Gentry may stop by as well.
Led by Star Trek enthusiast Robert Oswald and assisted by his own Vanna White of outer space Krissy Oswald, the Wagon Train to the Stars tour is a two and a half hour tour that will transport you to some of momvies most memorable locations including those of Jack Armstrong: The All American Boy (1947), Brick Bradford, American Soldier of Fortune (1947), Bruce Gentry: Daredevil of the Skies (1949), Rocketship X/M (1950), Bamboo Saucer (1968), Star Trek V : The Final Frontier (1989), Tremors (1990), and Iron Man (2008,)
The tour is a Car Caravan and access to many of the movie locations are off-road and require walking over deep sand or rough terrain. It is imperative that one wear appropriate footwear, preferably hiking or trail shoes.
Travel to the movie locations is over dirt roads; in some cases moderate rough terrain. Most cars will not have a problem with access. Low clearance vehicles are not recommended. Four-wheel drive cars are best. CAR CARAVAN TOUR TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED “PER PERSON” NOT PER CAR. Persons not having a respective tour ticket will not be permitted on the tour.
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Friday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Monday 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
All tours will leave from the Museum South Parking lot.
About Your Tour Guides:
Robert Oswald has been a Lone Pine resident for the past 22 years and has been interested in science fiction for most of his life. His wife Krissy, who will be his ‘Vanna White” for the tour, is a talented server at The Mt. Whitney Restaurant here in Lone Pine. He has been working for the film museum for the past year and has great enthusiasm for the films associated with the Alabama Hills.