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  •  Promotional film about the academic opportunities offered through the University of Texas at Austin, featuring the Winedale Historical Center in Round Top 
  •  Behind-the-scenes outtakes from Bandolero!, filmed on location at Alamo Village in Brackettville 
  •  Home movie of the Seals family visiting Alamo Village. The movie set turned tourist destination served as the filming location for over 100 westerns.  
  •  Interview with director John Sayles about his film Lone Star (1996), shot on location in Eagle Pass and Laredo 
  •  Fort Worth television personality Bill Camfield gives a behind-the-scenes look of the filming of The Outlaws Is Coming, a western starring the Three Stooges and Adam West. Camfield played legendary lawman Wyatt Earp.  
  •  Television episode reviewing the history of the Mission of San Antonio de Valero, better known as the Alamo, in San Antonio 
  •  Government film capturing Soviet cosmonauts on a visit to the Alamo. Soviet flight crews were in Texas to train for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.  
  •  Austin television personality Carolyn Jackson interviews Charles Moss, then the owner of Enchanted Rock in Fredericksburg 
  •  Home movie of a hike on Enchanted Rock 
  •  Scenes from a photo shoot on the balcony of the Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin. Opening in 1886, the Driskill has been used as a filming location for westerns such as The Son.  
  •  In a segment for Texas Entertainment News, author and screenwriter Bill Wittliff talks about his fascination with westerns 
  •  Rancher Emil Henry Marks surveys the longhorns at the LH7 Ranch in Barker 
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This compilation reel highlights the array of films featured on the Texas Westerns Trail curated by the Texas Film Commission. Most clips reference either a production or a filming location included in the guided tour.
Texas has a rich and fascinating film history that spans over 100 years, with iconic features films and TV shows produced in every corner of our great state. To recognize the communities that have supported Texas’ place in filmmaking history while also creating a fun new way to enjoy your favorite films, the Texas Film Commission launched a curated series of self-guided Texas Film Trails to explore and experience destinations that have been seen through the lens of celebrated Texas films. Embark on this and other trails through the TFC website.