Message #152: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: The Rise, Fall and Revival of Western Films Date: Thu, 16 May 96 09:47:00 MST Encoding: 22 TEXT The Rise, Fall and Revival of Western Films -- A presentation to be given at the monthly meeting of the Scottsdale Corral of Westerners, Wednesday May 22, 1996. Social Hour 6:15pm; Dinner and Presentation 7:00pm. Cost of Dinner $14 -- Make reservations with Shirley Dresbach (602) 992-8346. Meeting Location : Monti's La Casa Vieja, Mill Avenue at the Bridge, Tempe AZ. Dr. Stan Singer received his doctorate in theatre and film at UCLA. He has served on the editorial board for the American Classic Screen Journal for seven years. He teaches film history at local community colleges. Stan's presentation will cover the history of Western movies from "The Great Train Robbery" to "Tombstone." He will discuss the meaning, impact and appeal of western films. He will include Arizona's role in the production of those films. Stan's presentation comes courtesy of the Arizona Humanities Council. June's speaker will be Christine Marin of the Departnment of Archives and Manuscripts at Arizona State University. Her presentation will be on "Mexican-American and Arizona Mining History."