Rambo’s 30th anniversary

Hope residents encouraged to share their memories of First Blood filming as part of anniversary celebration

This October will mark the 30th anniversary of the release of First Blood, the iconic movie that launched Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo into the spotlight.

In the autumn of 1981, a movie production team rolled into Hope and notables including Stallone, Brian Dennehy, and Richard Crenna temporarily relocated to the community. Film crews worked in and around the town for approximately three months building sets, blowing up gas stations, and clinging to cliffs above raging rapids.

In preparation for the 30th anniversary, the Hope Museum is researching all things Rambo. Staff are interested in speaking with anyone who would be willing to share stories, photos, memories, or anything else Rambo-related.

Anyone who remembers Rambo is encouraged to participate in the anniversary celebrations by sharing their memories.

Contact Kim Campbell at destinationhope@telus.net or 604-869-7322 for more details.

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