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Thursday, July 17, 2008

The Trip To Bountiful Bus stop at Ennis st and 878






The Trip To Bountiful filmed in Waxahachie is the movie by Horton Foote that finally gave longtime actress,Geraldine Page , an Academy Award. She played an elderly lady trying to make one more trip back to her girlhood home in Bountiful, Texas. Kind of slow movie to for most guys but a universal story for those heading towards the end of their life and those who imagine what the end days of their life might feel like. In this bus stop a few of the bus passengers must be dropped off to be picked up by another bus. As they sit at the front of the store a fella that works there asks the folks if they now what Corpus Christi means and they don't so he tells them it means the body of Christ. I always thought there is some kind of message there. Now the movie location is a barber shop called Barbers and Beyond and it usually has phat cars parked there with there phat rims. Pretty stark difference between the folks in the movie that were sitting there waiting for their bus. The approximate GPS coordinates are 32 deg 23'34.74" N 96 deg 49'32.55" W

4 comments:

Shannon Fox said...

Do you know where the home is located that Geraldine Page longed for?

Creeker said...

I don't know where the house is or was. For some reason I don't think it was in Ellis County. But the Ellis County Museum does have or use to have a flier that shows filming locations in Ellis County

Creeker said...

Correction.. I think it just has a list of movies. It might have the locations...

Creeker said...

Well, it might have been in Five points because IMDB lists Five points as a filming location. A review says even though the movie takes place around Houston they filmed it in the Dallas area which I guess means Ellis County