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“Louisiana” Film Shoot in St. Francisville (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-05-27

Duration: 00:05:49

Subjects: Film Industry | PLANTATIONS


  • Ekings, Robyn Host
  • Thrasher, Harold Interviewee
  • Kemeny, John Interviewee
  • De Broca, Philippe Interviewee


This segment from the May 27, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ visit to the set of “Louisiana” at Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville. Ekings reports that a Canadian film crew is shooting a feature length film and a mini-series set in 19th century south Louisiana. She interviews construction coordinator Harold Thrasher, producer John Kemeny, and director Philippe de Broca about the project.