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Natchitoches Parish
Ashland, Campti, Clarence, Goldonna, Magnolia Plantation, Natchez, Natchitoches (Parish Seat), Powhatan, Provencal, Robeline

History
Named for: Natchitoches Native Americans. Natchitoches Parish was created by the act of April 10, 1805 that divided the Territory of Orleans into 12 parishes, including Orleans, Iberville, Rapides and Natchitoches.

 

1934

Dixieland - Narrator: Kennedy. Documentary filmed partially in Natchitoches.

1959

Horse Soldiers, The-Dir: Ford; Cast: Wayne, Holden. Adventure western partially filmed in Alexandria, Clinton, and Natchitoches. 

1979

Screams of a Winter Night - Dir: Wilson; Cast: Borel, Glasgow. Horror mystery filmed primarily at Caspari Hall on the Northwestern State University campus in Natchitoches.

1982

Cane River - Dir: Jenkins; Cast: Romain, Myrick. Drama filmed in Louisiana.

1989

Steel Magnolias - Dir: Ross; Cast: MacLaine, Dukakis. Romantic drama filmed in Natchitoches and on the Northwestern State University campus.

1991

Man in the Moon, The - Dir: Mulligan; Cast: Waterston, Witherspoon.  Romantic drama filmed in Natchitoches, on Pratt’s Bridge over Cane River and in Kisatchie National Forest.

1997

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

1998

Plantation Life 1838-1850’s: A Documentary of a Bygone Era or Louisiana Plantation Life: Life on Magnolia Plantation - Dir: Hertzog.  Documentary filmed at Magnolia Plantation and Cane River.

2002

Nursie - Dir: Maxwell; Cast: Howell, Boucher. Horror thriller filmed in Natchitoches and Shreveport.

2005

Creoles of Cane River - Dir: Rodman. Documentary filmed in the Creole communities of Louisiana.

2006

Scarlett - Dir: Miner; Cast: Gayheart, Dalton. Made for TV drama filmed in Natchitoches.

Year Without a Santa Clause - Dir: Underwood; Cast: Baker, Ballard. Made for TV comedy family fantasy filmed in Natchitoches and Shreveport, including Stageworks.

2008

American Standards– Dir: Wehinger. Filmed in New Orleans and Natchitoches.

Garden Club - Dir: Williams; Cast: Cane Lake Players, Grote. Drama set in Cane Lake and filmed in Natchitoches.

2012

Zydeco - Dir: Noble; Cast: Young, Williams. Horror straight to video partially filmed in Natchitoches and Leesville.

 

 

 


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