Multiple Emersonians Featured in Boomtown Gold

Rex Trailer

Carrie Fuller

September 01, 2010

Boomtown Gold a documentary by Michael Bavaro about TV legend and Emerson Visual and Media Arts instructor Rex Trailer, aired on WGBH on August 26.

Trailer is known for his role as host of the long-running television show Boomtown. Boomtown Gold features alumni Jay Leno ’73 and Steven Wright ’78 talking about their childhood memories of the cowboy TV host.

Magic 106.7’s David O’Leary interviewed Trailer on August 25. The radio interview was played during the airing of the documentary on WGBH.