Rambo fans flocked to Hope on Friday for a walking tour in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the popular action film starring Sylvester Stallone.
Oct. 7 marked the first day of the four-day ‘Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary’ event in Hope, the location where the movie was filmed back in 1981. It was released in October 1982.
On Friday, organizer of the four-day event Brian McKinney lead people on the three-hour walking tour throughout Hope.
Stops along the way included the railroad tracks where Rambo and a police car and both jumped over the tracks, the ‘H’ tree in the police chase scene, and the location of the sheriff’s station.
Additionally, a ‘Rambo Lane’ plaque was unveiled in an alleyway between 3rd Avenue and 4th Avenue.
Watch for more coverage of more Rambo events later this weekend.
NOTE: An earlier version of this story had Brian McKinney’s named misspelled. Black Press Media apologizes for the error.