Writer and director John Mulholland was joined by producer Richard Zampella for a screening of the documentary "Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen" on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Lyric Theater in Blacksburg, Virginia. Steven Prince -- Professor of Cinema Studies invited Mulholland and Zampella to address classes at the School of Preforming Arts at Virginia Tech on Tuesday, Feb 10. The 130-minute film, narrated by Sam Waterston, features interviews with Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, George Plimpton, and Patricia Neal and explores the 20 year friendship between author Ernest Hemingway and Actor Gary Cooper.
The world received a unique and whimsically fun Christmas present this year: the newly revamped and remarkably hip new Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra website! This is more than just a long-overdue celebration of what Forbes magazine calls the "world's best band", it's filled with little surprises - such as the old timey radio featuring a bunch of Doc's classic hits that - believe or not - have never been available before in any form of any kind, YouTube-ish or otherwise.
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Richard Zampella is a documentary film producer who has created content for Warner Home Video and Liongate Entertainment.