The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

March 16, 2016

 


25 Years Ago - March 14, 1991

The Hollywood production firm of Dekter Higgins sent scouts to the Columbia Gorge last month. Based on their reports, director Thom Higgins selected the Harold Hill ranch on Knight Road for part of the production.

An exterior design company painted “Hill Farms” on the side of the barn, giving it an old, weathered look to match the structure. At the other end of the barn, a horse stood patiently amid the lights and cameras as the film crew composed another shot of a veterinarian. The only hitch came when the horse stepped back, placing one hoof through a reflective lighting screen. Local ranchers also had a hand in the events, as Karl Amido...



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