Texas Hollywood

Texas Hollywood

Filmmaking in San Antonio since 1910

by Frank Thompson

Chronicles the richness of San Antonio’s filmmaking heritage

Since the first motion picture studio in Texas was set up in San Antonio in 1910, the city has hosted the filming of more than 250 movies, including the first Academy Award winner for Best Picture — Wings — in 1927. Film historian Frank Thompson includes the first filmography documenting ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595347275
  • Published: January 2010

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Since the first motion picture studio in Texas was set up in San Antonio in 1910, the city has hosted the filming of more than 250 movies, including the first Academy Award winner for Best Picture — Wings — in 1927. Film historian Frank Thompson includes the first filmography documenting the scope of the activity.