From left: Ron Bugenhagen and his 1950 Plymouth are pictured with Ron McClain, who is making
a movie locally about growing up in the 1950s.
|Published: 12:01 PM, 09/09/2013
||Last updated: 12:02 PM, 09/09/2013
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-It's "lights, camera,
action" for a Sweetwater man who is making a movie about growing up
in the 1950s.
Ron McClain is a former national
magazine publisher who moved to the area a decade ago. For years he
has wanted to make a movie about the hilarious things that happened
while he was growing up in Missouri.
McClain published a magazine in
Branson, Mo., in the 1990s where he met comedian Ray Stevens. McClain
said he told Stevens some of his funny stories thinking the famous
comedian could use them in his act. Instead, Stevens told McClain he
ought to make a movie some day.
Well, some day is today.
This comedy production started Aug. 24
right here in Monroe County. It's based on true events and is called: "The Last Shotgun Party."
"Everything that happened in real
life, I am going to recreate on film," McClain said.
McClain already has scripts and dialog
written and the scenes are hilarious.
See full story in the Sunday, Sept. 8, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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