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

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.



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.


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.


Sound and the Fury, The - Dir: Ritt; Cast: Brynner, Woodward. Drama filmed partially in Baton Rouge, Clinton and St. Francisville.


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


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


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.


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.


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


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. 


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


Free State of Jones - Dir: Ross; Cast: McConaughey, Russell. Action, drama, biography filmed in New Orleans, Bush, St. Bernard, Paradis, Clinton, Greenwood and Braithwaite and at the Buckner Mansion, Evergreen Plantation, and Creedmoor Plantation. Interior scenes at the Round Table Club in New Orleans and interior church scenes at St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington.

In the Hell of Dixie - Dir: Adams; Cast: Bubrig, Bickham. Horror filmed in Jackson, Zachary and St. Francisville. (released moved to January and straight to DVD).

Magnificient Seven, The - Dir: Fuqua; Cast: Washington, Pratt, Hawke. Action western partially filmed in Baton Rouge and Jackson.




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