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Oregon is featured in more than 500 films, and a project by the state film office is marking movie locations with informational signs.
Baker County has three signs, all dedicated to the 1969 musical “Paint Your Wagon,” which was filmed here in 1968.
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The markers can be found outside Baker Heritage Museum, 2480 Grove St., inside the lodge at Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort, and outside the city hall in Richland, once the ground thaws (this one will eventually be placed at Richland’s future playground).
“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 A FUN WEEKEND IN BAKER CITY:
Kick Ass Oregon History will be presenting a podcast the week before, detailing the history of the production that took place in Baker County, eastern Oregon in the late 1960s. Continue reading... “Come To The #OregonMade “Paint Your Wagon” Screening – Win A Weekend In Baker City!”
“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 the main set was close to Baker City, and the Eagle Cap Mountains along East Eagle and Jack Creek.
Continue reading... “Baker Heritage Museum Starting To Plan For 50th Anniversary of “Paint Your Wagon””
The Baker Heritage Museum
is starting to plan for the 50th Anniversary of “Paint Your Wagon” exhibit, and will be on display at the museum 2018-19.