Hall Center For The Humanities


Frank Thompson

"Hollywood Lives/Hollywood History:Fact and Fiction in the American Film"
Special Events

Wed., Mar. 17, 2004, 6:00pm
Location: Watkins Community Museum of History
Frank Thompson is a recognized authority on historical films and was the historical consultant for the new remake of the film, The Alamo. Thompson's talk will be about history, film and what happens when they collide.

Frank Thompson is a filmmaker, comedy writer, film historian and the author of over thirty books. He?s worked as a writer for T.V. shows such as Blind Date, Reel Wild Cinema, Hollywood Babylon and American Movie Classics. Thompson has a special interest in the story of The Alamo. Besides working as a historical consultant to the film, he?s written several books on the subject, including The Alamo: A Cultural History (2001), Alamo Movies (1994) and Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio from 1910 (2002).

A free boxed dinner will be provided to those who pre-register by March 13th. Please contact the Hall Center at hallcenter@ku.edu or by calling 864-4798.

March 17, 2004
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Watkins Community Museum
1047 Massachusetts
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