Jim Abrahams

Natalie Jablonski / WXPR News

Eagle River got a dose of Hollywood last week.  State tourism officials hosted a screening of the movie Airplane.  Jim Abrahams was in attendance.

The Vilas Theater gave out a hundred and fifty tickets for the Airplane screening, and turned others away.  State tourism officials also highlighted a promotional video shot in Vilas County, and hinted that another was in the works.  As Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett explains, it features Jim Abrahams and two other producers of Airplane. 

Wi. Dept. of Tourism

Hollywood, tourism and promotion all come together at a free event Friday night in Eagle River.

The Department of Tourism has launched a new ad promoting Wisconsin which was recorded here, says Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett...