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."