Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 11643 FILM www.beaufortsc.org B eaufort has starred in many movies over the years. During the 1980s and ’90s, especially, filmmakers flocked to this area for its splendor and va- riety. Here are just a few local sites from some of your favorite movies. FILM: The Great Santini, 1978 — Beaufort made its big-screen debut in the adaptation of this novel by local author Pat Conroy. SITES: Ben finds his father under a tree on “The Green,” a park between King and Lau- rens streets in downtown Beaufort. Ben and Toomer drive down the breathtaking Avenue of Oaks on St. Helena Island. FILM: The Big Chill, 1983 — This blockbust- er film really put Beaufort on the map as a popular tourist destination. SITES: The famed “Big Chill house” (the same used in The Great Santini) is the historic “Tidal- holm,” a private residence located in “The Point,” between Laurens and Hancock streets. FILM: The Prince of Tides, 1991 — Another Pat Conroy adaptation,starring Barbra Strei- sand and Nick Nolte. SITES: The Beaufort Arsenal (now home of the Beaufort Visitors Center) stands in as George Carlin’s swanky Greenwich Village apartment, and the Beaufort Naval Hospi- tal plays New York’s Bellevue Hospital. Nick Nolte and Blythe Danner’s beach house is on Fripp Island, and the bridge Nolte crosses in the final scene is the J.E. McTeer Bridge link- ing Port Royal and Lady’s Island. FILM: Forrest Gump, 1994 — This beloved film uses Beaufort as its backdrop in most scenes. SITES: Fripp Island, where Ocean Creek Golf Course now lies, served as the backdrop for all Vietnam scenes. The tree where Forrest and Jenny play as kids stands at the end of Carolina Ave. (Take U.S. 21 past the Air Sta- tion, then a right onto Bruce K. Smalls Dr., then a slight left on State Rd. S. 7-623/Caroli- na Ave.) Run in Forrest’s footsteps along the Woods Memorial Bridge, connecting down- town Beaufort and Lady’s Island, and on the Chowan Creek Bridge between Lady’s Island and St. Helena Island. Other movies filmed in Beaufort include Chasers, Forces of Nature, G.I. Jane,The Jungle Book,Last Dance,The Legend of BaggerVance, Radio, Rules of Engagement and Something to Talk About. Forrest Gump PHOTO BY EVERETT COLLECTION