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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Pardon

Film Location

 
 
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August 30, 2019
1. The Pardon Marker
Inscription.  
The building here at 400 Edwards Street, was originally constructed to house the Shreveport Memorial Library. It opened in 1925 and remained at this location until 1980. After two years of renovations, the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce took over in 1982. However, it wasn't until 2007 that the Roman Villa style structure made its film debut as the Lake Charles, Louisiana courtroom in The Pardon starring Jamie King. Since then it has been seen in other feature films including Disaster Movie where a set crew turned it into a natural history museum filled with fake artifacts and in Oliver Stone's W, it served as a CIA director's office.
 
Erected by Shrevport-Bossier Film.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 32° 30.851′ N, 93° 44.968′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Edwards Street north of Texas Street (U.S. 79/80), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker
The Pardon Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
2. The Pardon Marker
is at or near this postal address: 400 Edwards Street, Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chamber Plaza (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Chamber Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Turning to the Right (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); CNB Building (about 400 feet away); Shreve Memorial Library (about 400 feet away); First City Market (about 500 feet away); Hutchinson Building (about 500 feet away); Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. Edwards Street is one way north at this location. Located in front of the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce building.
 
Also see . . .  Shreveport-Bossier film official website. (Submitted on September 20, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2019.
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