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Arkansas’ big-screen moment

Ivividly remember the excitement that surrounded the filming of the 1973 movie White Lightning. My grandparents lived in Benton, and key parts of the movie starring Burt Reynolds were being shot in Saline County. Reynolds had attracted nationwide attention the previous year for his breakout role in the movie Deliverance and his nude photo spread in the April 1972 issue of Cosmopolitan.

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  • Headline: Arkansas’ big-screen moment
  • Publication: Editorial, Pages 21 on 02/13/2013
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