Ed and Susan Poole, two Louisiana film accessory researchers, have made it their goal to make sure modern-day filmgoers will not forget Louisiana’s film history.
They will be talking about Louisiana’s contributions to the film industry during an Aug. 19 talk at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales.
For more than 35 years, the Pooles have been involved with documenting, recording and preserving film accessories such as press books, movie stills, movie posters and general press materials, a news release from the library said. Their knowledge and love for film have evolved from being collectors of these materials to eventually full-time researchers, the release said.
The 6:30 p.m. presentation will include a short documentary film on Vitascope Hall, the first seated indoor theater in the U.S. that opened in 1896 in New Orleans.
Film prints also will be available for purchase.
For more information or to register, call (225) 647-3955.