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"Falcon Crest: A Look Back" -
The Cast & Crew Reunion
 
 
 
October 12, 2010, THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA, Beverly Hills, CA:

 
 
Inspired by SUSAN SULLIVAN and WILLIAM KECK from TV GUIDE, THE PALEY CENTER (previously the MUSEUM OF RADIO AND TELEVISION) invited "Falcon Crest" cast and crew members and the audience to reminisce about the show in a panel on October 12, 2010, 7 PM.
RENE REYES, the producer of public programs and festivals at THE PALEY CENTER, managed to get eight main cast members and series creator EARL HAMNER as panelists for the event.
WILLIAM R. MOSES had to cancel his participation on the panel due to a shooting call outside L.A.; CHAO-LI CHI had to decline because of health problems.
 
 
Official Invitation

Ah, the decadent eighties. America exhibited an unquenchable thirst for nighttime soaps; witness the phenomenal success of "Dallas", "Dynasty", "Knots Landing", and this Napa Valley-set CBS sudser, pivoting on the battle for control of Falcon Crest Wineries between the virtuous Chase Gioberti (ROBERT FOXWORTH) and the conniving Angela Channing (JANE WYMAN, Oscar-winner and RONALD REAGAN's ex). "Falcon Crest" was created by - of all people - EARL HAMNER, whose previous foray into family drama, "The Waltons", was the anti-prime-time soap: wholesome, chaste, and poor. "Falcon Crest", by contrast, was all about money, power, sex, and wine. Come relive the REAGAN years as HAMNER and the cast look back on one of the most popular and exemplary shows of the decade.

 
Event Chronology

6:00 PM - press photography in the foyer (access for special guests and the media only)
6:15 PM - informal gathering of panelists and special guests in the green room
6:55 PM - special guests being admitted to the theater
7:00 PM - group photo of the panelists behind the stage
7:05 PM - audience being admitted to the theater
7:10 PM - welcome speech by THE PALEY CENTER vice president & executive director, CRAIG HITCHCOCK
7:15 PM - introduction by program host WILLIAM KECK
7:20 PM - movie theater presentation: # 012, reel of gags and bloopers from the shootings of seasons 6 and 7; sneak preview and cliffhanger from # 040
8:15 PM - begin of panel
9:25 PM - end of panel
9:45 PM - end of event

 
Panelists

 
Main Title Cards Designed by
THOMAS J. PUCHER
and SASCHA KURZ
 
Based on the Golden Crest Design and Swirl Effect Conceived by
BILLY PITTARD
 
Using Portraits by
THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA - KEVIN PARRY
and TJP PUBLICATIONS

 
Program Host

TV GUIDE Senior Editor & Columnist
WILLIAM KECK

 
Special Guests

CARL HELD
 
ROY THINNES
 
Producer and Writer
JOHN F. PERRY
 
Associate & Coordinating Producer
VICTORIA LaFORTUNE
 
Story Editor and Writer
GARNER SIMMONS
 
Production Coordinator
WENDI WOODS CHANDLER
 
Women's Costume Supervisor
JANE SCHWARTZ JANIGER
 
Set Costumer
KAREN DAVIS
 
Stand-in
MARTHA MANOR
 
and DFCF President
THOMAS J. PUCHER

 
 
Photographic Impressions

Arrival in the foyer:

EARL HAMNER & ABBY DALTON
 
JAMIE ROSE
 
WILLIAM KECK & SUSAN SULLIVAN
 
SUSAN SULLIVAN & ROBERT FOXWORTH
 
ANA-ALICIA
 
MARGARET LADD
 
LORENZO LAMAS
 
SUSAN SULLIVAN, JAMIE ROSE, MARGARET LADD, ANA-ALICIA & ABBY DALTON

 

Gathering in the green room before the event:

DAVID SELBY & CARL HELD
 
THOMAS J. PUCHER & ANA-ALICIA
 
ANA-ALICIA & KAREN DAVIS
 
ANA-ALICIA & KATHRYN BRYAN HAMPTON
 
KATHRYN BRYAN HAMPTON & DAVID SELBY
 
ABBY DALTON & JAMIE ROSE
 
MARGARET LADD
 
THOMAS J. PUCHER & MARGARET LADD
 
JOHN F. PERRY
 
ROY THINNES; LORENZO LAMAS and his fiancée in the background
 
LORENZO LAMAS & JAMIE ROSE
 
JAMIE ROSE & SUSAN SULLIVAN
 
ROY THINNES & SUSAN SULLIVAN
 
EARL HAMNER & ROBERT FOXWORTH
 
ANA-ALICIA & JAMIE ROSE
 
LORENZO LAMAS & ANA-ALICIA

 

Group photo:

(front row) ABBY DALTON, SUSAN SULLIVAN, MARGARET LADD,
(middle row) JAMIE ROSE, ANA-ALICIA,
(back row) DAVID SELBY, EARL HAMNER, LORENZO LAMAS & ROBERT FOXWORTH

 

Panel in the theater:

JAMIE ROSE, ANA-ALICIA, LORENZO LAMAS, MARGARET LADD, DAVID SELBY, EARL HAMNER, ABBY DALTON, ROBERT FOXWORTH and SUSAN SULLIVAN
 
JAMIE ROSE, ANA-ALICIA, LORENZO LAMAS, MARGARET LADD, DAVID SELBY, EARL HAMNER, ABBY DALTON, ROBERT FOXWORTH, SUSAN SULLIVAN & WILLIAM KECK
 
LORENZO LAMAS & MARGARET LADD
 
THOMAS J. PUCHER being asked by program host WILLIAM KECK for explanations about storylines
 
THOMAS J. PUCHER pointing out the details of Richard Channing's descent to the audience
 
MARGARET LADD & DAVID SELBY
 
ROBERT FOXWORTH & SUSAN SULLIVAN
 
EARL HAMNER & ABBY DALTON
 
ROBERT FOXWORTH & SUSAN SULLIVAN
 
DAVID SELBY & EARL HAMNER
 
JAMIE ROSE, ANA-ALICIA & LORENZO LAMAS
 
ANA-ALICIA & LORENZO LAMAS
 
MARGARET LADD, DAVID SELBY & EARL HAMNER
 
DAVID SELBY
 
JAMIE ROSE & ANA-ALICIA
 
ABBY DALTON & ROBERT FOXWORTH

 

Gathering after the event:

SUSAN SULLIVAN & THOMAS J. PUCHER
 
WENDI WOODS CHANDLER, VICTORIA LaFORTUNE & JANE SCHWARTZ JANIGER
 
SUSAN SULLIVAN & DAVID SELBY
 
THOMAS J. PUCHER, SUSAN SULLIVAN & DAVID SELBY
 
THOMAS J. PUCHER & MARGARET LADD

 
 
Video

THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA - official video clip