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Oklahoma’s Movie History More Than The Outsiders and Twister

Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life, Feature, Local News.
January 9, 2012

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The Outsiders, and then what, Twister? A conversation about the history of movies shot in Oklahoma might go something like that. Turns out, what the state lacks in marquee attractions it makes up with an illustrious feature film. Recently, I talked with an expert about Hollywood’s track record in Oklahoma.

To hear Part 1, about the history of movies filmed in Oklahoma, simply click on the first track above.

Part 2 covers the new exhibit opening up at the Oklahoma History Center this May.

And if you’ve heard both parts on KOSU, the final selection is two figures that figure prominently in Oklahoma filmmaking history, the 101 Ranch and former Governor George Nigh.

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