Wednesday, July 25, 2007

'The Great Debaters' holding the great garage sale

The makers of “The Great Debaters” will have a set sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (July 28).

The Weinstein Co. movie starred Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker and wrapped Monday. Most of the movie was shot in DeSoto Parish.

The set pieces are mostly antiques. They were used to recreate an atmosphere of 1930s Marshall, Texas, where the plot is set.

Items up for sale include many beds, draperies, couches, two dozen tables, about 40 chairs and about 50 lamps. Prices range from $5 to hundreds of dollars per item.

The sale will be held at the back of Mansfield Studios at 9595 Mansfield Road in Shreveport.

For more information, call (318) 682-5641.

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