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Cinema Cincinnati: A Celebration of The Queen City In Film


More than 50 movies have been filmed in Cincinnati. Cinema Cincinnati, an exhibit celebrating the history of cinema in the Queen City, opens October 12 at The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

John Kieswetter previews the exhibit - which explores local theaters, iconic stars such as Theda Bara, Doris Day and Tyrone Power, Cincinnatians who worked as character actors, screenwriters, directors, cinematographers, production designers and more - with curator Brian Powers.

John Kiesewetter joined the WVXU news team as a TV/Media blogger on July 1 2015, after nearly 30 years covering local and national broadcasting for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He’ll be posting news about Greater Cincinnati TV, radio and movies; updating your favorite former local TV/radio personalities or stars who grew up here; and breaking news about national TV, radio and media trends. You’ll also learn about Cincinnati’s rich broadcasting history.