January 25, 2022
2204 W. 2nd Ave
Indianola, IA 50125
This program is free and open to the public - no registration required.
Afternoon Adventures Speaker Series: Hollywood in the Heartland-Iowans & Film
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Join Leo E. Landis, state curator for the State Historical Society of Iowa, as he presents a slideshow program that features aspects of the State Historical Museum of Iowa exhibit: Hollywood in the Heartland. The exhibit reviews how Iowans have been depicted in major films including “State Fair”, “Music Man” and “Field of Dreams.” He will also discuss Iowa actors and actresses, including the Lane Sisters, who grew up in Indianola, and highlight theatres across Iowa.
Leo E. Landis previously worked at Salisbury House in Des Moines, Living History Farms in Urbandale, IA., Conner Prairie in Fishers, Ind.; and spent eight years as a curator at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Mich.