True or False: Clint Eastwood filmed a musical in Oregon

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TRUE. Clint Eastwood starred with Lee Marvin and Jean Seberg in the film adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe musical "Paint Your Wagon" filmed in Wallowa and Elkhorn mountains of northeastern Oregon near Baker City in 1968 and released in 1969.

Eastwood sang a song entitled "I Talk to the Trees".

FUN FACT: The Starbottle's Hotel sign from the movie's "No Name City" still hangs in the bar in the lodge at Ski Anthony Lakes.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Beaver State! President James Buchanan signed the bill admitting Oregon to the Union as the 33rd state on Feb. 14, 1859.

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