VC wins film-friendly award
Virginia City was the winner of this past week-ends 2018 Film-Friendly award at the Governor’s Tourism Conference in Big Sky, MT with the production of The “Ballad of Lefty Brown” which was filmed in the NC Museum ( Montana Heritage Commission) and was the recipient of this years award. Famous actors Bill Pullman and Kathy Baker add to the many impressive and famous films/actors through the years with 34 major productions being filmed in NC Museum and Virginia City. From “Little Big Man” with Dustin Hoffman to Tommy Lee Jones in Lonesome Dove to Missouri Breaks with Marlin Brando and Jack Nicholson. (Se attached list of films and famous actors through the years.
“The Montana Heritage Commission would like to thank the many volunteers that helped with the production and the coordinated efforts of state and town resources to help continue economic drivers that Virginia and Nevada City continue to offer to the public. “
Virginia and Nevada City’s economic footprint contribute to 74.4 Million and 1,186 jobs for Montana – Rocky Mountain Economic Development District. (Photo submitted by Elijah Allen)