The Lone Pine Film History Museum is offering two new features for residents and visitors this week. Museum staff recently unveiled a new exhibit celebrating the 75-year anniversary of The Lone Ranger. Also new is a scheduled screening of âDjango Unchainedâ as part of a recent licensing agreement that will allow the museum to show contemporary movies in the Wild West Theater once a week. File photo
Beginning this Saturday, there is even more for community members and visitors to see at the Lone Pine Film History Museum.
Museum Director and former president and CEO of Republic Pictures Bob Sigman announced Monday that he completed a licensing negotiation with Swank Motion Pictures, Inc., one of three companies that handles film licensing for major studios, that will allow the museumâs theater to screen new-release DVDs for the community.
Swank provides both public performance licensing rights and licensed movies to numer-
ous non-theatrical markets, including worldwide cruise lines, U.S. colleges and universities, K-12 public schools and libraries, American civilian and military hospitals, motor coaches, Amtrak trains, correctional facilities and other markets such as parks, art museums and businesses.
(Read more in the Tuesday, July 16, 2013 edition of The Inyo Register.)