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Fried Green Tomorrows: Juliette, GA Lives (2006)

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A visit to Juliette, GA, 15 years after this former kudzu-covered ghost town received a 1/4 million dollar makeover by a Hollywood movie.

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Credited cast:
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Himself / Alabama Sheriff
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Himself / Hobo
Neill Calabro ...
Model-A truck nut
Clay Cranford ...
Georgia Sheriff
Trish Rich ...
Cafe Babe 1
AmyKathryn Jones ...
Herself / Cafe Babe 2 / Dam Babe
El Ledbetter ...
Horse Walker / Fisherman / Kudzu Krawler
Nancy Bridges ...
Herself / Frying Pan Whacker
Nikki Branum ...
Dam Girl
Scottie Frazier ...
One Arm Boy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carissa Allen ...
Fever Magnet'r
Sammy Blue ...
Musician
Dean Clements ...
Himself
Rachel Elliott ...
Cafe Patron
Roderick Finney ...
Wood Chopper
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in 1991 Juliette, GA was a lone street with buildings covered with Kudzu. An antique store was open on the weekends and a tiny restaurant was opened for breakfast and lunch. After a Hollywood movie came through and added $250,000 construction to the ailing structures, turning the antique store into a fictional restaurant, the town's owner turned that restaurant into non fiction. 15 years later, although the owner was told he would go out of business, the Whistle Stop Cafe and other shops thrive, and the town brings in 25,000 visitors a year. In 2006, Danny Vinson and four of his friends visit this most famous town saved by Hollywood. They go down Juliette's McCracken St. and speak with the local people. Stories are told about their business, their town, and the movie that put it all on the map. Also, an engaging historical look at the town is given with images from an hundred years earlier. Danny and his friends are so consumed by the magic of the town's charm and history that they ... Written by Anonymous

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When the Alabama and Georgia Sheriffs walk into the café, the first person seated to the left is Robert Williams, the owner of the Juliette properties on McCracken St. In Fried Green Tomatoes, when the Alabama and Georgia Sheriffs walk into the café, the first person seated to the left is the same Robert Williams See more »

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References Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) See more »

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Ghosts of Juliette
by N. Calabro, D Clements
Performed by Cats in the Street
Courtesy of Instant Tea Records
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