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Wyoming Film Incentive heading to Wyoming Legislature again

“Shane come back… Shane… Come back…,” child actor Brandon De Wilde shouted out at the mysterious cowboy who rode into the sunrise after saving the boy’s town from bad men. It is the last words of the movie “Shane”, which was filmed entirely in Jackson, Wyoming.

That was 1955 and it was the last major studio production filmed in the Cowboy state.

There have been a few big budget movies, such as “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, which have shot some scenes in Wyoming but the state is not usually considered when a studio is looking to shoot a film.

Charles Lammers, the Wyoming of Tourism (WOT...


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