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Uninvited Leading Lady

Posted in Actress, Bronson Page, Conny Van Dyke with tags , , , , , , on February 17, 2009 by Lovesick Billy

 

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Nashville, 1973…I think.  There was a big article in the Nashville Banner about a major Hollywood studio coming to film a story about real Country singers and The Grand Ol’ Opry.  Not only that, but it would star Burt Reynolds and he needed a leading lady. This was the stuff that movies were made of…for real.

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