“Boomtown” documentary wins an Emmy

Emmy Award

The Tulsa history film “Boomtown: An American Journey” won a regional Emmy Award on Saturday night in the historical documentary group in the Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

“Boomtown” was the first movie made by Kirkpatrick & Kinslow Productions. Here’s a photo of executive producers Andy Kinslow and Russ Kirkpatrick right after their win:

Kirkpatrick and Kudlow Emmy

Part of the film is devoted to Tulsa’s early Route 66 history, with “Route 66: The Mother Road” author and Tulsa resident Michael Wallis taking a prominent role in the film.

Kirkpatrick sent a quick email after the victory:

The project showcases pieces of Tulsa’s History and was made possible in collaboration with our fiscal sponsor “The Tulsa Historical Society & Museum” along with an amazing Oklahoma film crew!
We are excited and grateful for everyone involved in the project!

Here is the trailer for the film:

DVDs of the film are available at the Tulsa Historical Society gift shop. “Boomtown: An American Journey” can be streamed for $7.99 at Vimeo at the link below or downloaded for $20:

(Images courtesy of Kirkpatrick & Kinslow Productions)

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