The University of Texas at Austin
Inventing the West: A Symposium on America’s Western Experience
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Identifier: dv_00066
Title: Inventing the West: A Symposium on America’s Western Experience
Description: A panel discussion on Texas mythology and its legacy in the western genre films of Hollywood. Actor Randolph Scott and the movie “Red River” are often mentioned throughout, and there is also a debate on whether or not the film Star Wars is in the western tradition. The event was sponsored by the University of Texas’ Department of Radio-Television-Film and Department of American Studies, as well as Cinema Texas, The Austin Chronicle and Laguna Gloria Art Museum.
City: Austin
County: Travis
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1984/09/14
Creator: The University of Texas
Contributor: Schatz, Thomas (moderator); Boetticher, Budd; Slotkin, Richard; Michener, James A.; Graham, Don; Newcomb, Horace
Source: "Inventing the West" Videotape
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 3Y203
Format: vhs
Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes