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Hollywood comes to Camden
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Actress Catherine Granger plays Martha Washington in AmericaFilms tentatively titled America. Several scenes of this film were shot at Historic Camden site during Field Days. Here, Granger looks out a window of the Kershaw-Cornwallis House. - photo by Haley Atkinson
“Hollywood has come to town,” Joanna Craig, director of historic Camden Revolutionary War site, recently announced. AmericaFilm out of Los Angeles, Calif., and a crew of 45 to 50 have been at Historic Camden since Friday and will be there until Tuesday filming footage for a forthcoming movie with the working title of America to be released summer 2014. According to Craig, one of the themes of the docufilm speculates the evolution of America had American Commander George Washington been killed in battle during the Revolution instead of becoming the country’s first president.