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“The Lightkeepers”

New movie to be released on DVD

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With a release date of November 16th, the new movie, “The Lightkeepers” will be available just in time for Christmas. Filmed on location at Race Point Lighthouse on Cape Cod you can now be among the first to own what is sure to become a classic film, especially among lighthouse aficionados.

Filmed on location on Cape Cod and mostly at Race Point Lighthouse near Provincetown, Massachusetts, this period film takes you back to 1912 in the days of yesteryear when lighthouses were staffed by the United State Lighthouse Service. A few scenes were also filmed at the nearby Chatham Lighthouse.

The story revolves around cantankerous lighthouse keeper Seth Atkins, played by Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfus of “Jaws” fame, who has vowed to swear off women for good and has taken up refuge to being a lighthouse keeper at the remote lighthouse.

Then, a mysterious stranger, played by Tom Wisdom who starred in Pirate Radio, washes up on the beach. Taken in by the lighthouse keeper, the man has a past full of secrets and a similar aversion to females.

But, the arrival of two beautiful and spirited women, played by Mamie Gummer and Emmy and Tony winner Blythe Danner (“Meet the Fockers”), will test the men’s resolve and send the four of them into uncharted waters. In a supporting role, the movie also stars Oscar nominee Bruce Dern.

You may recall that the filming of the movie was given extensive coverage in the September 2009 edition of Lighthouse Digest.

Order now to ensure you don’t miss out on this romantic lighthouse story. Regular retail price is $27.95 but orders received by November 16 will be just $19.95, plus shipping for shipment shortly after Thanksgiving and in plenty of time for Christmas and holiday gift giving.

Your purchase of one or more copies of the DVD from FogHorn Publishing will help Lighthouse Digest in its ongoing research efforts to continue to rediscover and report on lighthouse history that might otherwise be lost and forgotten forever.

You can place your order today and save $8!

Send $19.95 plus $6 shipping to FogHorn Publishing, PO Box 250, East Machias, ME 04630. Or call (207)259-2121 or you can order on line at www.FogHornPublishing.com.

This story appeared in the November 2010 edition of Lighthouse Digest Magazine. The print edition contains more stories than our internet edition, and each story generally contains more photographs - often many more - in the print edition. For subscription information about the print edition, click here.

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