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Hollywood of the Rockies

Michael J. Spencer

Hollywood of the Rockies

Colorado, the West and America"s film pioneers

by Michael J. Spencer

  • 227 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Motion picture industry,
  • Production and direction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael J. Spencer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U72 S64 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 pages
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27153083M
    ISBN 101609497430
    ISBN 109781609497439
    LC Control Number2013024337
    OCLC/WorldCa851175409

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What a wonderful step back in time to the Rockies before Hollywood was tinsel town and western movies were rough and tumble and romantic. The author provides history of the making of films in Colorado with charming and sometimes hilarious details. The book is a delight!5/5(6). This is a book about an age of filmmaking that most people don't even know existed.

It's a book about a group of entrepreneurs that, almost by accident, pulled movies out of the realm of novelty and into the realm of business—and ultimately into the realm of art. Want your copy of Hollywood of the Rockies. Click here. Follow on Facebook.

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[Michael J Spencer] -- "In the early days of the twentieth century, movies weren't made in California. As America's film pioneers traveled westward, Colorado became a.

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What a wonderful step back in time to the Rockies before Hollywood was tinsel town and western movies were rough and tumble and romantic.

The author provides history of the making of films in Colorado with charming and sometimes hilarious details. The book is a delight!5/5.

Michael has just published a book that sounds very interesting: "Hollywood of the Rockies." It's about the movie-making that happened in the mountains of the American West during the early years of the 20th century (mostly in Colorado, I gather) before the cinema pioneers decided on southern California as the place to settle.

Movies Filmed in Durango “Hollywood of the Rockies” Sincenearly 30 films have shot on location in and around Durango. The dramatic and varying landscapes as well as the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad are unique assets that appeal to the film industry and tourists. Using rare photos and contemporary accounts, writer and filmmaker Michael J.

Spencer explores the little-known filmmaking industry that flourished in the Rocky Mountains between and west of New York but east of Hollywood. Hollywood of the Rockies:Colorado, the West & America’s Film Pioneers seeks to shed light on this forgotten legacy.

As usual, let’s start with some particulars about the book itself. This book is a release and is available in both print and digital formats. Michael J. Spencer accidently stumbled across photographs from early films made in Colorado while researching in the Western History and Genealogy Department of the Denver Public Library, giving birth to his new book Hollywood of the Rockies.

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