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Learn more about films shot at Fort Caspar, Wyoming this month

The Fort Caspar Museum will host a spring Lunch & Learn program on Saturday, May 11 from noon to 8 p.m., including local film buff, Trevor Trujillo, who will present “Movies Made in Wyoming.”

Trujillo, a self-described “rabid film fan,” will provide insight into films shot here in Wyoming. The two dozen movie posters on display in the museum’s current exhibit
“Hollywood in Wyoming” will provide a visual backdrop to his talk.

An optional lunch will be served at 12:00 PM, followed by theAn optional lunch will be served at 12:00 PM, followed by the
lecture starting at 1 p.m.

Reservations are required for lunch no later than May 9 (call 235-8462).

Lunch consists of a buffet with fried chicken, side dishes, dessert and drinks. Lunch must be ready by May 9 (call 235-8462).

The cost for the lunch is $10 for FCMA members and $15 for non-members; the lecture is free with paid lunch or free with paid museum admission.

Fort Caspar museum hours in May are from 8am to 5pm every day, and admission prices are $4 for adults, $3 for teens (13-18) and seniors (62 and over); $2.00 for youth (ages 6 to 12) and free for children under 5. It is also free for FCMA members.

Vintage movie posters from Wyoming

I love walking down the hallway of a modern movie theater and looking at the old posters of vintage movies.

That got me thinking about old westerns based on Wyoming. How many of those posters are left?

There are many, and many can be purchased online, if you want to decorate your home, or even your home theater, with classic and mostly forgotten movie posters.

Most of these films were made before the television era. Hollywood brought these things to market as quickly as possible.

The plots, the scripts, the acting, the direction and the editing were SO BAD, they were good.

Gallery credit: Glenn Woods