Dr. James D'Arc to Speak on Hollywood Movies Filmed in Utah
Feb 01, 2018 08:40AM
Dr. D'Arc recently retired from 41 years as curator of the BYU Motion Picture Archives, the BYU Film Music Archive, and as the host of the BYU Motion Picture Archive Film Series. For BYU's L. Tom Perry Special Collections, he acquired the personal collections of scripts, photographs, film, and memorabilia belonging to Cecil B. DeMille, James Stewart, and Laraine Day, as well as film movie composers Max Steiner, Hugo Friedhofer, and Ernest Gold. For 30 years Dr. D'Arc also taught courses at BYU on motion picture history and has also lectured worldwide on BYU's collections. The Glendale, California, native resides in Orem, Utah.
The Springville Senior Center (65 E. 200 S.; 801-489-8738) is sponsoring this presentation by Dr. D'Arc entitled "Seeing It Fresh for the First Time: Fascination with the Familiar in Hollywood Movies Filmed in Utah." He will speak on Wed., March 7, at 6:00 p.m. The event is free, and the public is invited.