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Since the very beginning of the film industry, Louisiana has enjoyed a love affair with the movies. This site is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of Louisiana's rich film history. Take a look at the significant contributions Louisiana has made. Louisiana film collage
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July 26th marks the 122nd Anniversary of the opening of

America's First Movie Theater:
Louisiana's Vitascope Hall

Now Available in our store


100 year anniversary of the making of Tarzan of the Apes
DUM DUM Conference
Come join us August 2-5 in Morgan City!

90% of all silent films made in the U.S. are already lost forever! And 50% of all films made before 1951 are already lost forever! IF THAT'S NOT BAD ENOUGH.. film ACCESSORIES are in WORSE shape. We have a 5 minute video to explain - take a look!
Look for our e-Pub "Louisiana in Film" with LOTS of old photos, click on the navbar

This site is under construction and probably always will be. We have so much material to add. Please be patient and come back often to see what's new as we continually expand our online documentation of Louisiana's fantastic film history!

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