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Rare silent highlights film festival

Betsy Pickle
Features columnist

Unlike Lana Turner, Helen Mundy really was discovered in a drugstore. But it was in Knoxville, not in Hollywood, and Mundy blew off the film industry after one movie.

That was “Stark Love,” a 1927 silent that will be the culmination of “Southern Exposure: The Great Smoky Mountain Film Festival” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Tennessee Theatre.

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