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Jefferson Davis Parish
Elton, Fenton, Jennings (Parish Seat), Lake Arthur, Welsh

Jefferson Davis Parish is named after the president of the Confederacy
during the American Civil War, Jefferson Davis.



Passion Fish - Dir: Sayles; Cast: McDonnell, Woodward. Drama filmed in Elton, Gueydan, Jennings, Lake Arthur and Lake Charles and featured the MacDonnell Plantation.


Strange Fruit - Dir: Schickner; Cast: Faulcon, Tolbert. Drama set in a rural Louisiana town and partially filmed in Lake Arthur.




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