"The Glass Castle" premieres in Welch

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By Erin Beck WELCH - About six or seven people sat and waited outside McDowell 3 Marquee Cinemas in Welch at about 3 p.m. Friday, about 40 minutes before "The Glass Castle" was set to start. Theater staff didn't unlock the doors until 3:10 p.m., and the first showing of the movie, based on the memoir of a former Welch resident, didn't start until 3:40 p.m. "Are we going to be disappointed?" one of the women asked. "Interview me after." "There's an excitement," explained Jim Redmond, a retired coach of 35 years, who went to the 6:40 p.m. showing. When residents thought it wasn't going to show at the local theater, it was like losing a fish after you caught it, he said. "It needed to be here," he said. The movie theater didn't confirm the...

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