Oral History Committee – Ann Hertzer
Calling All Movie Buffs!
Wilmywood, the Hollywood name for Wilmington, has produced more than 300 films since the 1980s. More than a dozen have featured Kure Beach. Favorite areas to film have been around the pier and the secluded areas of Fort Fisher.
Prime spots are the ocean, the ferry, the boat basin, and the Aquarium.
1980s Week End at Bernie’s
1993 Love, Honor, & Obey: Last Mata Marriage
1993 Twilight Zone: The Theater
1995 To Gilian on her 37th Birthday
1996 Hurricane Bertha and Fran
1999 Hurricane Fran – Science Behind The Storm
2004 Woo on the Tape
Weekend at Bernies in the 80s and To Gilian on her 37th Birthday in the 90s both had an entire house built and then torn down.
We would also love to have a list of locals who appeared as extras as well as stories of how the films impacted the local area.
If you can add to our list of films or have other information, please call Rebecca at the History Center 910-458-0502 or e-mail your info to firstname.lastname@example.org.