March 4, 2012

Alabama filmmaker to make movie magic with Columbus native’s novel ‘St. Elmo’

The work and life of a Columbus-born author is getting the film treatment. Robert Clem, a filmmaker from Mobile, Ala., is working on a movie about Augusta Jane Evans Wilson and her most famous novel, “St. Elmo,” titled “The Passion of Miss Augusta.” Clem said his interest in Wilson began after he discovered he might be related to the author. The more research he did, the more fascinated he became.

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