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The Schoharie

A volunteer firefighter of Native American descent must convince a small town sheriff with a grudge that a vengeful Indian spirit is bent on destroying their town with the flood waters of a nearby creek. Inspired by the actual Schoharie Creek bridge collapse of 1987.

Written by: Diane Johnson     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Budget: Mid
Starring Roles For: Noah Watts
Sara Paxton
Fred Ward
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Posted: 10/29/2003
Updated: 07/05/2017
Author Bio: Diane studied Film and Video Art/Theory at SUNY Binghamton in New York. THE SCHOHARIE was inspired by an Upstate New York bridge collapse that actually took place in 1987.

She has been a long standing member of The Scriptwriters Network and has been a script reader for several writing competitions and film festivals. Other scripts that have gained her competition recognition include: **AUTUMN BLOOD, PERFECT PROPHET, HARPO'S BIKE, A GOOD SOUL, SPIKE, TURF WAR, PWNED, BLINDSIDED,THE BODY AND BLOOD, ROADSIDE PICNIC, SUPERNATURAL-INTERVENTION, SUPERNATURAL-I GOT YOU BABE and THE CHAIN-FRANCISCO PIZARRO**.


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Contest Results: America's Best (Semifinalist) [1994]