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EMMETT, Idaho Quentin Tarantino latest blockbuster, Hateful Eight, has a tie to the Treasure Valley thanks to an Idaho company that been servicing big films for decades.
C c Sutlery in Emmett creates replica clothes and tools for history buffs. From boots and buttons to caps and coats the sutlery is a treasure trove of civil war replicas. The company got its start while founder Charles Lox re enacted Civil War battles.
“I was a re enactor and got a little bored during the day, said Lox. had nothing to do so I started putting tables out selling merchandise mostly antique merchandise.”
Thirty five years later and today Lox clothes are being worn by actors in Tarantino new movie. Set a few short years after the Civil War, the movie relies on several characters former veterans looking the part.
That where Lox comes in.
“They call and we tell them what they got, he said. take it all.”
The Emmett businessman is no stranger to Hollywood demands. He supplied Civil War clothes for films and shows that include and Generals, and on Wheels. says he watches the movies to see his gear, though he admit it tough to spot.