Visit from Film Star Brad Harris and Screening of the movie Death Trip

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
University of Arizona Crowder Hall 1017 N. Olive Road Tucson, AZ 85671

Please join the College of Humanities and Professor David Soren (Anthropology/Classics) in hosting film star Brad Harris on April 27-28.

On Monday, April 27, Professor Soren will host a screening of the movie Death Trip, the movie in which Brad Harris almost lost his life when a stunt backfired. This screening is free and open to the public and will be held in Crowder Hall. Parking is suggested in the Park Avenue parking garage.

On Tuesday, April 28, the College of Humanities will present Brad Harris with a Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award in the Humanities. The ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. in Centennial Hall.

Please see the attached flyer for a full list of events and details.

Brad Harris is this year’s recipient of the College of Humanities’ Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award. He was the star of more than 60 international films and is a member of the Hollywood Stuntman's Hall of Fame. He had starring roles playing characters such as Hercules and Goliath in Italian and German films in the mid-twentieth century, and he was a stuntman in Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus. He also started in the Kommissar X series.

Several film industry luminaries will be accompanying Brad Harris to the University of Arizona, and they will be introduced at the events on April 27 and 28.

Professor Soren has been instrumental in bringing numerous film industry celebrities to the University of Arizona to receive the College of Humanities’ Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Awards, including Robert Wise (director West Side Story), Russ Tamblyn (star of West Side Story), Lew Ayres (movie star of the Dr. Kildare series), Harry Lange (designer of Star Wars) and others.

This event is sponsored by: University of Arizona Humanities Seminars Program; University of Arizona School of Anthropology; University of Arizona Department of Classics and University of Arizona College of Humanities.

Questions? Please contact Jenna Finfrock at (520) 621-0210.

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