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Lecture Series Continues! Hollywood’s Go-To Man for Trains, Jim Clark

June 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm


Hollywood’s Go-To Man for Trains, Jim Clark


Lecture Description: Trains in the Movies. A veteran of over 250 major movies over many decades, Jim Clark an engineer and train coordinator will give a short history of trains in the movies and explain the technical aspects of working with trains. His association with some of the biggest train films and stars in Hollywood include: “The Lone Ranger”, “Wild Wild West”, “Under Siege Two” “Fast and the Furious”, “Water for Elephants”, “Into the West”. Coupled with Q&A plus film clips of two dozen action sequences will leave you breathless.

Jim Clark has over thirty years of railroad motion picture experience, professionalism, knowledge, script breakdown and development, budget preparation, scout locations, equipment acquisition, transportation, props, set dressing, track construction, liaison with railroad personnel, compliance with Federal regulations, implement and execute a railroad specific safety program.
Provide operating crews, coordinate schedules, obtain track and railroad  equipment, assist with special effects and stunt requirements, implement safety programs and keep logs.

Licensed locomotive engineer both steam and diesel. SAG / AFTRA. Acting / Stunts.

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