Beneath the Crown
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 4:00PM-6:00PM
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Director: Susan Gallagher and Dr. Lisa Mills
Category: Documentary Short
Runtime: 22 minutes
Place of Origin: Lake Wales
Shooting Locations: Lake Wales and Tampa, FL

Synopsis: (Documentary) In 1967, Sylvia Hitchcock won Miss Alabama in a borrowed bridesmaid's dress. Less than a year later, this athlete and artist was crowned the most beautiful woman in the world. As her sparkle fades away in a small Florida town, Sylvia's inner beauty lives on beneath the crown.

Cast: Sylvia Hitchcock Carson, Susan Gallagher

Crew: Writers: Susan Gallagher and Dr. Lisa Mills; Producers: Susan Gallagher, Mary Rachel Dudley, Dr. Lisa Mills; Cinematographer Timothy Brown

Production Background & Fun Facts: Co-director Susan Gallagher is a SAG-AFTRA actress and Founder of Her Little Red Productions. Most recent credits include Holly Hunter's 'Strange Weather' and Kevin Spacey's 'Billionaire Boys Club'. Co-director Dr. Lisa Mills is an Emmy award winning documentarian and an Associate Professor of Film at the University of Central Florida.

Festivals & Accolades: Charlotte Film Festival

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