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Lecture Series: The History of the Alexander Film Company of Colorado Springs
Courtesy of the Alexander Film Company
Join the Western Museum of Mining and Industry for the August Lecture Series: The History of the Alexander Film Company of Colorado Springs with guest lecturer, Steven Antonuccio. The program will feature a PowerPoint presentation and video samples of their commercials and other productions.
At one time, the Alexander Film Company was the largest employer in Colorado Springs with over 700 employees in the 1940's. It was the largest producer of theatrical advertising in the country, and they produced commercials for many of the Fortune 500 companies including all three of the major automobile manufacturers of that era.
The scenic beauty of the Pikes Peak Region made an excellent backdrop for their thousands of commercials. An offshoot of the Alexander Film Company, the Alexander ... view more »