"A Golden State of Mind: The Storytelling Genius of Huell Howser" Premieres Thanksgiving Day on KCET



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 "A Golden State of Mind: The Storytelling Genius of Huell Howser" Premieres Thanksgiving Day on KCET


Burbank, Calif. - Nov. 11, 2014 - KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, presents the television premiere of the fascinating documentary, A GOLDEN STATE OF MIND: THE STORYTELLING GENIUS OF HUELL HOWSER. Back-to-back presentations of the film will premiere on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27 on KCET at 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 

Produced by Chapman University, the Automobile Club of Southern California and Jeff Swimmer, the touching documentary takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the amazing world of Howser and hisCALIFORNIA'S GOLDVISITING and ROAD TRIP series.

For more than 30 years, Howser produced hundreds of episodes and made stars of everyday people and explored of the state of California - from its natural beauty to its historical landmarks - and of course, the unforgettable visits to homespun family businesses and weird and arcane roadside attractions. In the film, viewers will also learn how the series were shot and edited, and will meet Howser's friends, colleagues and the production team who discuss his work and his offbeat, legendary adventures. 

The film debuted earlier this year at Chapman University. To learn more about Howser and to watch the film's trailer, visit: www.kcet.org/huell.  In addition, fans can learn about his archives at Chapman University by visiting: www.huellhowserarchives.com


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