Site-Specific Documentary
Apollonia MorrillJohn Lightfoot

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A RARE AND DESOLATE BEAUTY

For years people have come to Butte, Montana and written about the city from the outsider's perspective. This film, made between 1997 and 2002, is a continuation of that tradition.

Directed & Filmed by John Lightfoot
23 minutes | 16mm | 2002


SPECIAL FEATURES

Film & Photography
Uptown Butte | film excerpt
  Pekin Noodle Parlor | film excerpt
  Photographs by Site-Specific Documentary, 1997 - 2006
Metals Bank Building Photographs by Apollonia Morrill
Field Recordings
Berkeley Pit, the M&M Bar, Butte kids, bingo at the Knights of Columbus, Easter Sunday, the Yank, and more.
Facts, Figures & Miscellanea
Mines in Butte
Bars in Butte
Butte on film
Bibliography

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BUTTE BARS, CIRCA 1999

The Acoma
The Alpine
Best Western Paradise Inn
Bluebird Bar
Chinatown Buffet Lounge
Copper Hill Bar
Copper King Saloon
The Corner
Crazee Carols Casino
DeLuxe Bar
The Derby
East Side Athletic Club
The Five Mile Bar
The Four Mile Bar
Fran's Bar
It Club
Jim's Bar
Jox Sports & Spirits
Klapan's Korner
Lucky Lil's Lounge & Casino
Main St Lounge
Maloney's Bar
Mill Bar
Mint Bar
New Deal Bar
Nite Owl
O'Connells Pub
Pair A Dice
Palomino Club
Pekin Lounge
Potpourri Club
Racetrack Restaurant
Scandia Bar
Snookums
Spud McGee's
Thor's Port Of Call
Uno's Lounge Inc
Vu Villa Bar
 

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