Sam Goes Everywhere - Films Anything! - Exploring Sam Orleans East Tennessee Films

East Tennessee History Center
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Sam Orleans opened Knoxville’s first motion picture production studio in 1946.. Over the next three decades, his company produced over 100 industrial films, focusing on such subjects as . Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Manager Eric Dawson will offer an overview of Orleans’ life and career, illustrated by clips from films shot in Knoxville, Maryville and Oak Ridge.