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De Soto Parish
Carmel, Keatchie, Logansport, Mansfield (Parish Seat), South Mansfield, Stanley, Stonewall

The parish is named for Hernando de Soto, the Spaniard who explored the future
southeastern United States and discovered and named the Mississippi River.



Man Next Door - Dir: Spence; Cast: Ellis, Hardison. Horror thriller filmed in Frierson and Natchitoches.


Great Debaters - Dir: Washington; Cast: Washington, Whitaker. Biographical drama partially filmed in Mansfield (Mansfield Studios) and Shreveport.


Queen Sized - Dir: Levin; Cast: Blonsky, Potts. Made for TV comedy drama filmed in Mansfield Studios in Mansfield and Shreveport, including C.E. Byrd High School and Centenary College. 


Collector, The - Dir: Dunstan; Cast: Stewart, Roth. Crime horror thriller filmed in Mansfield and Shreveport.


Mr. Autry's Bonus - Dir: Mitchell; Cast: Bosley, Lee Jr. Short horror filmed in Stonewall, Carmel and Shreveport.


Straw Dogs - Dir: Lurie; Cast: Marsden, Bosworth. Thriller filmed in Shreveport, Bossier City, Keatchie, Vivian and Camp Minden.


Scrape - Dir: Johnson; Cast: LaCour, Kruithof. Horror filmed in Grand Cane, Mooringsport and Shreveport.


Dakota's Summer - Dir: Armstrong; Cast: Ramm, Turman, Dechart. Drama filmed in Ruston, Benton, Keatchie and Shreveport.



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