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Series Title West Virginia: A Film History

Filmmaker Mark Samels

Company West Virginia Humanities Council

Format DVD

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Nothing reflected prosperity more than a massive new hotel, The Greenbrier at White Sulphur Springs. Here, European royalty and Hollywood stars mixed with affluent West Virginians, including coal operators who held their annual meetings at the hotel.

Guest competed at America’s newest craze, golf. At night, they slipped away to casinos and speakeasies nestled discretely on the edges of the resort.

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