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Vernon Parish
Anacoco, Fort Polk, Hornbeck, Leesville (Parish Seat), Newllano, Rosepine, Simpson

On March 30, 1871, the Louisiana General Assembly passed an act designating the creation of Vernon Parish,
by taking territory from the parishes of Natchitoches, Rapides, and Sabine.



Tigerland - Dir: Schumacher; Cast: Farrell, Davis. War drama set at Fort Polk.


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


Daddy Doll - Dir: Verkaik; Short documentary following 6 year old Aiden whose father has been deployed in Afghanistan and his soldier doll he holds until his father comes home filmed at a Louisiana army base for release in the Netherlands.


Drinking Game - Dir: Schneider; Cast: Bailey, Medley. Short horror filmed in Leesville.



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