Stories tagged: Spokane movies
Wed., March 29, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Silent films starring two local actresses open in theaters
Two Spokane actresses – Seena Owen and Violet Palmer – had starring roles in two movies opening in town.
Sat., March 25, 2017
100 years ago in North Idaho: Snow slides kill 3; entire blacksmith shop near Mullan carried away
Huge snowslides roared into valleys in North Idaho, killing three people. On Placer Creek, near Wallace, Custer Laird heard the avalanche coming and, according to witnesses, ran as hard as …
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015
100 years ago in California: Spokane actor dies in stagecoach fall during filming
From our archives, 100 years ago Leslie Reed, a well-known actor in Spokane, died during a motion picture shoot near Santa Barbara.
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago One of Spokane’s early attempts to become a filmmaking center couldn’t possibly have turned out worse.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
Despite Spokane setting, ‘Red Dawn’ feels foreign
They manage to pronounce Spokane the right way. But nearly everything else about “Spokane” in the new war-adventure film “Red Dawn” doesn’t ring true, several moviegoers said after the film’s …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2011
Garland District icons will return
As word spread online about a blaze in Spokane’s Garland District, so did cellphone pictures of the fire – and a ton of anxiety. The Garland District without the Milk …