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The Movie Lover's Tour of Texas: Reel-Life Rambles Through the Lone Star State
Texas movies are as vast as the Lone Star State. This book offers readers the chance to visit Texas vicariously by viewing movies filmed in and about the state that reflect Texas history, cultures, and landscapes. Suggested itineraries, maps, and lists of unique shooting locatiosn make this book a travel guide. Anecdotes about the experiences of the movie makers during the ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Taylor Trade Publishing
(first published January 1st 2005)
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This charming book, written by a university lecturer on writing and confessed movie devotee, combines literary panache with homespun folksiness. The book is divided into seven sections, each devoted to one region of Texas. In each are descriptions and reviews of specific movies, focusing on the sites and features that are real-life Texas. It's a combination travelogue/movie review book. If you're planning a driving trip through some part of Texas, this book would be an excellent companion. In ...more