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Filmgoers Ready For Their Annual Dose Of Harry Dean Stanton Screen Magic

Jul 10, 2019
Originally published on July 10, 2019 1:13 pm

What do the Avengers, Pretty In Pink, Repo Man and Kelly’s Heroes all have in common?  They all feature the talents of Kentucky native and  Hollywood icon Harry Dean Stanton.  Since 2011 the Lexington Film League has held a festival in his honor.  This year's event includes the aforementioned movies and others.  Event founder Lucy Jones recalls the moment she became aware of Harry Dean’s cinematic gravitas and connection to Lexington.  She provides a preview of the festivities, July 12-14, with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

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