On Location: Hollywood Movies Filmed in Washington County
The Silver Reef Museum will be going Old Hollywood on August 24 with its cosmopolitan event: “On Location: Hollywood Movies Filmed in Washington County.”
Some of Hollywood’s greatest stars worked on movies that were filmed in Washington County, Utah. From Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to The Appaloosa and The Conquerer, stars included Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Marlon Brando, Clark Gable, John Wayne, Susan Hayward and more.
All in all, over 125 movies have been filmed in the area, including Roger Moore’s James Bond and several other blockbusters.
Glen Blakely, who served on the Washington County Film Commission for 10 years, will show clips from some of these movies and talk about some of the special stories and behind-the-scenes moments.
The guest lecture will take place at 10 a.m. at the Silver Reef Museum (1903 Wells Fargo Rd., Leeds, UT 84746). Admission is $4 per person. Advance reservations are suggested, and can be made by clicking here or by calling 435-879-2254.