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Gaston Lecture Series


GastonLecture Series presents

PeterGiuliano: “Dracula” – 40 weeks with director Francis Ford Coppola

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Free – No admission charge. No tickets required.

The experience of working for director Francis Ford Coppola on his 1991 movie, “Bram Stoker’sDracula,” was one of the most memorable in Peter’s forty plus years in the film and television Industry.  Peter will share behind the scenes stories of his adventure working for this iconic film director, the cast, and crew.




Past Gaston Lectures

October 5, 1999, Wonderful World of Will Rogers

November 7, 2000, Gary Langston, Photojournalist

October 25, 2001, Werner Fornos of The Population Institute

May 9, 2002, Susan Llanes Myers of the Holocaust Museum

October 3, 2002, Isaac Yeffet - Anti-TerrorismExpert

February 4, 2003, Pearl Duncan - "Know YourHistory"

September 2003, Dr. Vaughn Grisham

 March 4, 2004, Dr. Chris Hackler - MedicalEthicist

September 28, 2004, Robin Davie - "As Good As It Gets"

April 5, 2005, TimErnst - Arkansas Wilderness Photographer

October 4, 2005, Janet Carson "Fall for a Dazzling Spring"

April 4, 2006, I.C.Smith - "Top G-Man" Threat to National Security

September 26, 2006, Larry Dablemont - Outdoor Naturalist

March 13, 2007, Frank Caple - "The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain"

September 25, 2007, Deena Burnett Bailey, Everyday Heroes and 9/11

February 19, 2008, Dr. Gwendolyn Twillie, African Literature

October 7, 2008, Richard Henson, The Broom Man

October 27, 2008, Skip Rutherford, Clinton School of Public Service

February 26, 2009, War Letters - A Reader's Theatre

September 22, 2009, The Buffalo Flows

March 1, 2010, Mike Wimmer, Commercial Artist

March 8, 2011, Neil White, Author of "In the Sanctuary of Outcasts"

September 27, 2011, Jimmy Dykes, ESPN Analyst

October 9, 2012, Peter Giuliano, Film andTelevision Producer

March 12, 2013, Mr. and Mrs. John Joslyn, Titanic Museum Owners

October 22, 2013, Roy Hallums, Author of "BuriedAlive"

January 30, 2014, Tom Franklin & Beth Ann Fennelly - "The Tilted World"

April 8, 2014, VJ Smith, Author of "The Richest Man in Town"

September 23, 2014, Theodore Roosevelt: The Man in the Areena

February 24, 2015, Ruth B. Hawkins, Hemmingway’s Time in Arkasnas

October 6, 2015, RosalieGould, Japanese American Relocation Camps

March 3, 2016, Dr. Nancy Hendricks as Hattie Carraway

September 20, 2016, Wendy E. Simmons

April 25, 2017, Churchill: A One-Man Play by Andrew Edlin

September 25, 2017, Jennifer Wiseman - Hubble Telescope, NASA

March 13, 2018, John Maxwell - "Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?"

November 1, 2019, Randall Reeder - Will Rodgers Today

October 29, 2019, Peter Giuliano: "Dracula" 40 Weeks with Director Francis Ford Coppola



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