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Film Industry in Louisiana (1986)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-04-04

Duration: 00:04:41

Subjects: Film Industry | Economy


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Sparger, Rex Interviewee
  • McCarty, David Interviewee


This segment from the April 4, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the growth of the film industry in Louisiana, including the planned opening of a movie studio in New Orleans. Nachman reports that the movie industry generated $45 million for the state in 1985. She interviews Rex Sparger of New Orleans Studio, Inc. and David McCarty, a free-lance location manager. Host: Ken Johnson