REX NELSON: Hollywood comes to Piggott

Posted: October 28, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the release of A Face in the Crowd, the Elia Kazan-directed movie that starred Andy Griffith in his first motion picture role. The film was partially shot at Piggott, and those in the town of about 3,800 residents still recall the excitement that was generated when Hollywood came to town.

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