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By Robert Cochran, Suzanne McCray

Lights! digital camera! Arkansas! lines the jobs performed by means of Arkansans within the first century of Hollywood’s movie undefined, from the 1st cowboy superstar, Broncho Billy Anderson, to Mary Steenburgen, Billy Bob Thornton, and so on. The Arkansas panorama additionally performs a starring function: North Little Rock’s cameo in Gone with the Wind, Crittenden County as a atmosphere for Hallelujah (1929), and numerous destinations within the state’s southeastern quadrant in 2012’s Mud are all given interesting exploration.

Robert Cochran and Suzanne McCray screened on the subject of 2 hundred films—from laughable box-office bombs to laudable examples of filmmaking -- of their examine for this ebook. They’ve greater their lively chronological narrative with an appendix on documentary movies, a scores part, and illustrations selected by way of Jo Ellen Maack of the previous nation residence Museum, the place Lights! digicam! Arkansas! debuted as an convey curated by means of the authors in 2013. the result's a e-book absolute to entertain and tell these attracted to Arkansas and the films for years to come.

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