Bootlegging movie filmed in Saluda to be released on Coon Dog Day

Published 2:31 pm Friday, July 10, 2009

The slap stick comedy won Best Feature Film Award at the Cinema City International Film Festival in Los Angeles, Calif., in October 2008.

In addition to the Saluda area, scenes were shot at the Schiele Museum in Gastonia, the Green Park Inn and Blowing Rock in the Boone Area, the historic courthouse in Columbus, the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, Poco Rhythm Ranch in Morganton, the Green River Cove in Polk County, and the Skyland Barber Shop on Main Street, Hendersonville.

Several hundred extras from the local area were used in the film. Period vehicles were furnished by members of the Western Carolina Model A Ford Club.

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The producers say, &uot;We&squo;re thrilled to have produced a G-rated, family film that North Carolinians can be proud of. We&squo;re happy to announce that &39;A Tale about Bootlegging&39; DVDs will be released on Coon Dog Day in Saluda on July 11.&uot; For more information, contact Mountain Life Realty Office on Main Street in Saluda or