The 1957 Movie Raintree County Was Filmed At One Of Mississippi’s Most Well Known Sites, The Windsor Ruins
The Windsor Ruins are easily one of Mississippi’s most recognizable sites. Though just a shell of the grandeur that once existed, the ruins are undeniably mesmerizing – a notion that wasn’t lost on the creators of Raintree County, a 1957 film starring none other than Elizabeth Taylor. Read on to learn more about the famous ruins, and be sure to check out the vintage footage at the end of the article.
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So, did you know about this movie? Ever visited Windsor Ruins? If so, what’d you think? Know of another majestic site worth a visit? Tell us in the comments section.
There are plenty of other Mississippi sites that made their way to the big screen. Read about a few of them here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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