Margo Stringfield

Real Life Mom Lived in Pensacola
1:00 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Yr Ender: Real Story of 'Belle' Has Pensacola Ties

Johann Zoffany's 18th century painting depicts Dido Elizabeth Belle with her cousin Elizabeth Murray.

Update:  This story was first published on May 23, 2014:

As part of WUWF's Year-in-Review, here's a look back at the movie Belle and its local connections to Pensacola. 

The 2013 British drama was released in select theaters in May and opened in Pensacola over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. 

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1:50 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Real Story Of 'Belle' Has Pensacola Connections

Johann Zoffany's 18th century painting depicts Dido Elizabeth Belle with her cousin Elizabeth Murray.

Belle is a 2013 British drama now playing at select theaters across the country; it opened in Pensacola over the Memorial Day holiday weekend and is now back at the Gulf Breeze Cinema. And, it’s a film that Pensacola area residents may want to see because of its local connections.

The film is of note because of its connections to the city of Pensacola.  

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