Ever the Best — The Story of “Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot”
September 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Filmed in 1956, Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot was never your average “you are here” tourist-attraction film. Colonial Williamsburg brought together the best of Hollywood production teams, including big names like George Seaton (Miracle on 34th Street); professional historical expertise; and the cutting-edge technology of the day to create a landmark in cinema history—and a new movie-viewing experience—which has endured through the years. Come learn about the origins of this film, hear inside stories about the making of the movie, and consider how the film has been used and restored through the years.