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'Shawshank Redemption' at 20? Ohio prison, film sites plan events
'Shawshank Redemption' at 20? Ohio prison, film sites plan events

"Remember, Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies." That line from "The Shawshank Redemption" perfectly describes the 1994 movie too. Nowhere is that "good thing" more alive than in Mansfield, Ohio, home to the prison "so menacing that the jailhouse is a character in itself," as an AMC blog post said. Now the town is organizing a Labor Day weekend blowout to celebrate the film's 20th year. But do people really come to Mansfield for a "Shawshank" fix? "Oh my gosh, yes!" spokeswoman Amy Weirick says in an email. "It's crazy. Some 3,500 came last year for the anniversary of...

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