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Filming site of 'Shawshank' celebrates 20th anniversary

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The Ohio reformatory where 'The Shawshank Redemption' was shot was part of its 20th anniversary celebration. (Source: WBNS/CBS) The Ohio reformatory where 'The Shawshank Redemption' was shot was part of its 20th anniversary celebration. (Source: WBNS/CBS)

MANSFIELD, OH (WBNS/CBS) - "Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies" - one of the most memorable lines from The Shawshank Redemption.

The movie shot in Mansfield, OH, is now 20 years old.

To celebrate the anniversary, the former state reformatory in Ohio held a special weekend for Shawshank fans. It featured tours of more than a dozen filming locations and a visit from several actors.

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