‘Film Texas!’ Newsletter | July 1981
In celebration of the Texas Film Commission's 50th Anniversary, we went to the archives to see how our history has been shaped by the initiatives, programs and productions from the past 50 years. View more from the archives here. #TFC50
July 1981 | This month in TFC History: The July 1981 edition of the 'Film Texas!' highlighted the production Captured and the most extensive set construction ever undertaken in the state for a motion picture. The newsletter notes:
The abandoned 400-acre "World of Animals" park in Mesquite was the site of an estimated $3 million in set construction for Captured.
Captured is a presentation of Polygram Pictures, and stars 1980 Academy award nominee Michael O'Keefe, Peter Fonda, Karen Allen, James Woods, Elizabeth Ashley and Ron Scribner.