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Films by Parish

East Feliciana Parish
Asphodel Plantation, Clinton (Parish Seat), Jackson, Norwood, Slaughter, Wilson

History
It is named for the crusading managing editor of the Baton Rouge Morning Advocate,
who argued for the decentralization of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola
in neighboring West Feliciana Parish.

 

1957

Band of Angels - Dir: Walsh; Cast: Gable, De Carlo. Romantic drama partially filmed at the Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation in Geismer, Baton Rouge, Burnside, Clinton and along the banks of the Mississippi River and at the Cottage.  Golden Poster print available on this title. - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

1958

Long, Hot Summer - Dir: Ritt; Cast: Newman, Woodward. Drama filmed at Asphodel Plantation in Jackson, Ramsey Plantation in New Roads, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Clinton, and Baton Rouge. Golden Poster print available on this title. - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

1960

Desire in the Dust - Dir: Claxton; Cast: Burr, Hyer. Drama filmed in Clinton, Asphodel Plantation and Zachary. Golden Poster print available on this title.

1966

Alvarez Kelly - Dir: Dmytryk; Cast: Holden, Widmark.  Drama filmed in Baton Rouge, Asphodel Plantation and Clinton. Golden Poster print available on this title

1972

Sounder - Dir: Ritt; Cast: Tyson, Winfield. Drama set in 1933 Louisiana and filmed in Clinton, St. Helena and East Feliciana Parishes, Asphodel Plantation and Baton Rouge.  - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

1984

Louisiana - Dir: de Broca; Cast: Kidder, Charleson. Made for TV romantic drama filmed at the Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

1986

Avenging Force - Dir: Firstenberg; Cast: Dudikoff, James. Action drama filmed partially in New Orleans and Jackson. - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

1989

Blaze - Dir: Shelton; Cast: Newman, Davidovich. Earl Long biography drama partially filmed at the state capitol in Baton Rouge, Clinton, Houma, Asphodel Plantation, the French Quarter in New Orleans and Winnfield. 

1995

Breezy Hill - Dir: Roberts; Cast: Peterson, Wiley. Drama filmed in Clinton.

1997

Favorite Son - Dir: Esteb;  Cast: Herthum, Hunt. Drama filmed in Baton Rouge, Jackson, Port Allen and St. Francisville.

2005

Dukes of Hazzard, The - Dir: Chandrasekhar; Cast: Scott, Knoxville.  Action adventure comedy partially filmed in Baton Rouge, Clinton, French Settlement, Jefferson Parish and New Orleans.

2007

Veteran Story - Dir: Depew, Harz. Short documentary partially filmed in Jackson.

2008

Autopsy - Dir: Gierasch; Cast: Patrick, Lowndes. Horror mystery partially filmed in Jackson and New Orleans.

Loss of a Teardrop Diamond - Dir: Markell; Cast: Howard, Patton. Romance drama filmed in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, Jackson, Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, Plaquemine and St. Francisville.

2014

Maze Runner - Dir: Ball; Cast: O'Brien, Poulter. Action sci/fi filmed in Baton Rouge and at the Plantation Village Studios in Jackson.

 

 

 


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