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Happy Birthday to Marjorie Main

On this date in 1890, a girl named Mary Tomlinson was born in Acton, which was then a thriving community on the rail line in the corner of Franklin Township. The daughter of minister Samuel Tomlinson, Mary wasn’t content with small-town life, and…
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Marjorie Main Film at Artcraft Theatre

Once again, it’s time for the Historic Artcraft Theatre’s annual Ma & Pa Kettle film screening! This year it’s Ma & Pa Kettle At The Fair (1952), running June 27-28. Actress Marjorie Main, best known for her recurring role as…
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Marjorie Main Film: The Egg & I

Once again, the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana is screening a film featuring Acton’s own Marjorie Main! The Egg & I stars Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray, and was the film that introduced the iconic “Ma and Pa Kettle”…
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Marjorie Main at the Artcraft, August 24-25

For the third year in a row, the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana will be showing one of the classic Ma & Pa Kettle films starring Acton-born actress Marjorie Main (who also has a connection to Franklin, Indiana, having…
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Marjorie Main, again on the silver screen

We posted last year when the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana showed a classic Marjorie Main film. Marjorie Main was born right here in Franklin Township — in the town of Acton, to be precise — and appeared in…
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