Rare Looks Behind-The-Scenes of “Paint Your Wagon” In 1968

Thank you to the Oregon Historical Society‘s KOIN Collection, and specifically to the Archivist for Photography and Moving Images, Matthew Cowan, and based on research done by Kickass Oregon History, we have some very rare and interesting footage to share about a film which found itself in the wilderness outside of Baker City in 1968. […]

“Paint Your Wagon” and Its Place in Oregon’s Cinematic History

On Thursday, Nov. 16, Oregon Film, Kickass Oregon History, the Baker Heritage Museum and the Hollywood Theatre screen PAINT YOUR WAGON (1969), one of the most spectacular movies in Oregon’s long, rich, and varied film history.   As the story goes – Gov. McCall appointed Warren Merrill, Oregon Film’s first director, in 1968 specifically to […]

Come To The #OregonMade “Paint Your Wagon” Screening – Win A Weekend In Baker City!

“Paint Your Wagon” (and Oregon Film!) turns 50 next year – come and see this #OregonMade feature!  Oregon Film, Kick Ass Oregon History, and the Hollywood Theater, are joining forces to bring you this special screening starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and Jean Seberg. EVERY TICKET BOUGHT WILL BE ENTERED INTO A DRAWING TO WIN […]

Raiders of the Lost Archive “Eclipse Clips”
PAINT YOUR WAGON (1968)


As Oregon Film starts to think about turning that wily age of 50 we are reflecting on some of the history that brought us to this point in our lifespan – and why not start at the beginning? The story goes – after he made the beaches available to the public – Gov. Tom McCall […]

Baker Heritage Museum Starting To Plan For 50th Anniversary of “Paint Your Wagon”

“Paint Your Wagon” shot outside of Baker City, filming between May and October, 1968 – a western musical film starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, and Jean Seberg, adapted by Paddy Chayefsky from the 1951 stage musical by Lerner and Loewe.  “Wagon”was set in a mining camp in Gold Rush-era California, although the actual location of […]