september, 2023

thu07sep7:00 pm9:00 pmGold Hill Hosts a Lecture Series: "Hollywood Movies and Trains - The Sequel!" by Jim Clark7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 South Main StEvents:Local Events,Major Events,This Week


(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Gold Hill Hotel

1540 South Main St

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The Lecture Series at the Gold Hill Hotel continues Thursday, September 7 with "Hollywood Movies and Trains - The Sequel!" by Jim Clark from 7 pm. Jim Clark is a veteran with over 250 major movies under his belt over many decades as an engineer, train coordinator, and actor. There are few people who can say they have died in more movies than they can count! The lecture will discuss trains in the movies Jim has worked on, including the technical aspects and challenges of working with Hollywood Studios. He is associated with some of the biggest train films and stars in Hollywood include: “Throw Momma from the Train”, “Wild Wild West”, “The X Files”, “Switchback” and “Lethal Weapon 4” to mention a few.

Bio: Jim Clark has over thirty-five years of railroad motion picture experience, professionalism, knowledge, script breakdown and development, budget preparation, scout locations, equipment acquisition, transportation, props, set dressing, track construction, liaison with railroad personnel, compliance with Federal regulations, implement and execute a railroad specific safety program. Provide operating crews, coordinate schedules, obtain track and railroad equipment, assist with special effects and stunt requirements, implement safety programs and more.

Lecture starts at 7 pm and costs $10 per person.

Come early and enjoy dinner before the lecture! Dinner is served before the lecture at 4:30, 5, & 5:30 pm.


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