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1920

Caroline Gentry released The Key to Power, a movie

Other events that happened on or around 1920

1925

Stage Struck starring Gloria Swanson was filmed in New Martinsville

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1929

Otis Rymer Snodgrass released West Virginia the State Beautiful, a film

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1932

Blundon Wills released Charleston, the Beautiful on the Kanawha, a film

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1933

Pare Lorentz conceived, edited and published The Roosevelt Year, 1933

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1935

The Myers brothers filmed One Room Schoolhouses

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1955

The Night of the Hunter was adapted to film

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1958

Ellis Dungan returned to the Ohio Valley, settling in Wheeling

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1969

Francis Ford Coppola filmed The Rain People

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1971

Clyde Ware filmed No Drums, No Bugles

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1973

Clyde Ware filmed When the Line Goes Through

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1977

Ellis Dungan produced For Liberty and Union

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1978

Robert Gates released the film, In Memory of the Land and People

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1980

Reckless was filmed in Weirton

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1983

Even the Heavens Weep documentary was released by WPBY

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1985

Pudden'head Wilson filmed in Harpers Ferry

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1987

Point Man for God documentary was released by Jacob Young

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1988

Daniel Boyd released the movie Chillers

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1989

Mark Samels released Forks of Cheat

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1990

Daniel Boyd released the movie, Space Preachers

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1991

Jesco White appeared in the film Dancing Outlaw

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1992

Daniel Boyd released Paradise Park

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1992

L. A. Puopolo directed The Turning

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1995

The Mountaineer was released by John Nakashima

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1996

Robert Gates and Bob Webb released a film about Kanawha County cello maker Harold Hayslett

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1998

The Turning was screened at the West Virginia International Film Festival

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2000

Diana Sole and Dan Shreve released A Principled Man, about Leon Sullivan

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2002

Gods and Generals was filmed in Harpers Ferry

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2004

Win a Date with Tad Hamilton was filmed in Fayetteville

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